June 17th, 2019 | 39 mins 11 secs
alexa, amazon echo, android, home automation, ios, iot, xamarin
Another day in the life of Frank and hacking IoT devices! This time he builds his very own IoT light strips that can speak directly to his Amazon Echo with a tiny little $11 device! Tune in to find out how he did it.
June 10th, 2019 | 47 mins 29 secs
android, boston dynamics, ios, machine learning, robots, xamarin
Frank takes us on the wonderful journey of understanding robots, how to build them, how to program them, and how to build machine learning algorithms to make them even better!
June 4th, 2019 | 1 hr 15 mins
android, dark mode, hardware, ios, ios 13, ipados, mac pro, project catalyst, security, swiftui, wwdc, wwdc19, xamarin, xamarin.forms
It is that time of year where Apple pulls out all the stops for developers and this year is no different at WWDC. There is a new watchOS, tvOS, iOS, dark mode, project catalyst, SwiftUI, Xcode updates, accessibility improvements, and so much more! We have you covered in this very special edition.
June 3rd, 2019 | 45 mins 24 secs
android, collectionview, design, hanselman.forms, ios, material design, optimizing, visual, xamarin, xamarin.forms
What does it look like to refresh a 5 year old app with the all of the changes in iOS, Android, and Xamarin.Forms? James walks through all of the UI and backend changes he has been making to fully optimize the app. Additionally, he walks through how he is using Azure Functions to revolutionize his backend.
May 27th, 2019 | 40 mins 9 secs
.net, .net 5, android, asp.net, dot-net, dot-net 5, dot-net core, future, ios, xamarin
At Microsoft Build 2019 the .NET team announced some amazing news around the unification of .NET runtimes with .NET 5. We could not let another week go by without talking about how awesome this is for .NET developers and what it means for the future of application development.
May 20th, 2019 | 46 mins 18 secs
android, career, di, hype, ios, windows, xamarin
The lighting talk topics tradition is alive! We are answering your questions and commenting on your topics! 8 of them in total including how to keep up with Android, how we met, UI testing, figuring out if dependency injection really is hype, and how to land a job without a CS degree.
May 13th, 2019 | 44 mins 59 secs
android, campaign, ios, voting, xamarin
It is official, Frank is running for political office. Since we don't talk politics on this podcast we get into the technology side of running for a seat on city council. What tools exist, need updating, or are missing all together. Frank fills us in on all the details.
May 6th, 2019 | 49 mins 10 secs
android, app updates, ios, libraries, macos, nuget, visual studio, xamarin, xcode
They talk about how they hate updating apps and all of the issues that they run into when it comes to code, libraries, OS updates, software updates, store changes, and support! Here we go again!
April 29th, 2019 | 45 mins 44 secs
android, certificates, certification, entitlements, ios, macos, xamarin, xamarin.forms
James is official a macOS developer thanks to Xamarin.Forms! He ported My Stream Timer over to macOS from WPF in a matter of hours and he gives a full break down of the good, bad, and the ugly.
April 22nd, 2019 | 48 mins 38 secs
android, asp.net, dependency injection, di, extensions, ioc, ios, mobile, uwp, web, xamarin
You read it right! James is going all in on DI and IoC... or is he? We chat about the pros, cons, and reasons why James hasn't gone all in for many years and why he has started to change his mind using the new Microsoft.Extensions.Host library!