March 22nd, 2021 | 39 mins 7 secs
app store, apple, ios, m1, mac book, macos, store, uwp, xamarin
Putting apps into the app store is amazing, but the frameworks limit your ability as an app developer to do certain things on the desktop. We discuss how to keep long running processing going and breaking out of that sandbox with some great APIs.
April 27th, 2020 | 38 mins 44 secs
android, business, ios, macos, port, rewrite, update, uwp, windows 8, xamarin, xamarin.forms
Frank is having a debate on whether he should update iCircuit to the latest bits or rewrite the apps with Xamarin.Forms. We discuss his options and James throws a bunch of crazy ideas his way.
March 16th, 2020 | 41 mins 10 secs
android, animations, architecture, data binding, ios, mvc, mvu, mvvm, uwp, xamarin
Architecture, Data Binding, MVVM, MVC, MVU, Animations, ALL THE THINGS! It is all messy!
February 17th, 2020 | 43 mins 32 secs
android, duo, ios, neo, surface, uwp, windows, windows 10x, xamarin
It is all things dual-screen with Windows 10x, Surface Neo, and Surface Duo. We take a look at some of the awesome announcements from the last week and what it means for Xamarin developers.
November 4th, 2019 | 49 mins 31 secs
.net core, android, c# 8, csharp, dot-net, ios, uwp, xamarin
The time has come for C# 8 and all of the glorious features it brings! Go time!
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!
July 30th, 2018 | 43 mins 53 secs
desktop bridge, dot-net, dot-net standard, pipelines, porting, uwp, win32, xamarin
This week we have a quick followup on System.IO.Pipelines that leads into a deep discussion of what we want in .NET Standard vNext. We then investigate the motivation, optimizations, and reality of porting a Win32 Application to run inside of a UWP container for the Microsoft Store.
June 25th, 2018 | 42 mins 33 secs
android, console sharp, dotnet, future, ios, microsoft, miguel, mono, uwp, webasembly, xamarin, xamarin.forms
What more do we need to say? We sat down with Miguel de Icaza to pick his brainabout the past, present, and future of .NET. Miguel gives his insights into where the entire industry is moving and why GUI based console applications are so important. This is a legendary episode that you do not want to miss.
June 18th, 2018 | 45 mins 38 secs
android, core, game development, ios, linker, mono, mono.cecil, standard, summer of code, unity, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms
At Microsoft Build 2018 we sat down with the legendary Jb Evain. The man behind libraries and technologies we use every day including Mono.Cecil and the Mono linker itself. We discuss all this and his passion for creating the Visual Studio tools for Unity and everything new that Unity has to offer.
June 11th, 2018 | 1 hr 5 mins
acquisition, android, apple, arkit, coreml, github, ios, ios 12, iphone, machine learning, metal, microsoft, tvos 12, uwp, watchos, wwdc, wwdc 2018, xamarin, xamarin.forms
What a way to start June! GitHub was officially acquired by Microsoft and Apple started off it's developer conference by announcing tons of great new software updates and developer APIs. We break down each and every juicy bit.