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Bringing mobile developers the latest news and information about Xamarin, .NET, and mobile development




Mobile App Design with David Ortinau

This week on the Xamarin Podcast, we are joined by Xamarin MVP David Ortinau to talk about mobile app design, including the strategies and tools David uses to design and ship mobile apps to his clients. Follow us on Twitter: @pierceboggan @MikeCodesDotNet @davidortinau

Duration: 00:44:47

iOS 10, iPhone 7, Apple Watch Series 2, and more!

In this edition of the Xamarin Podcast, Mike James and I discuss announcements from the Apple Special Event on September 7th, 2016, including iOS 10, iPhone 7, Apple Watch Series 2, and more! Be sure to listen for a full rundown on all the announcements from last week, as well as how you can take advantage of all the new iOS 10 APIs in your Xamarin apps.

Duration: 00:36:22

Identity Management in Mobile Apps

In this edition of the Xamarin Podcast, Pierce (@pierceboggan) and Mike (@mikecodesdotnet) discuss identity in mobile apps. We start by asking: does my mobile app even need identity? If it does, we cover the different options available to developers, from local to social to enterprise authentication.

Duration: 00:31:34

Building Connected Apps with Microsoft Azure

This week on the Xamarin Podcast, Pierce and I share our experiences in building connected apps with Azure Mobile Apps. We’ll walk you through the different options you have for mobile backends in Azure, and take a look at other technologies, such as Microsoft Cognitive Services, Azure Functions, and Azure Search, that you can add to bring your mobile backend to the next level.

Duration: 00:53:57

Xamarin Studio 6, Cycle 7, and more!

In this edition of the Xamarin Podcast, Mike James (@MikeCodesDotNet) and Pierce (@pierceboggan) break down the latest major stable release of Xamarin - Cycle 7 - which includes the brand-new Xamarin Studio 6, Visual Studio 4.1, and updates to Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android, and Mono.

Duration: 00:31:16

Xamarin Evolve 2016 Recap with Joseph Hill

This week on the Xamarin Podcast, James Montemagno has the honor of taking with special guest Joseph Hill, co-founder of Xamarin and VP of Developer Relations. James sat down with Joseph to discuss not only the past, present, and future of Xamarin Evolve, but a full run down on his thoughts of the Microsoft acquisition.

Duration: 00:45:37

Continuous Integration & Deployment

This week on the Xamarin Podcast, Pierce and I share our experiences with both continuous integration and continuous deployment, and provide some of our favorite services (i.e. HockeyApp, VSTS, Bitrise, and Appveyor) and actionable steps to get your own continuous infrastructure up-and-running in no time.

Duration: 00:30:09

Simplify Your Code with C# 6

This week on the Xamarin Podcast, Mike and I are joined by James Montemagno to overview all of the features introduced in C# 6 to simplify your code and bring code readability to a new level.

Duration: 00:39:15

Test Your Way to a 5 Star App

Mobile users have extremely high expectations when it comes to mobile applications in 2015, which is why it's more important than ever to make sure your app runs flawlessly. This week on the Xamarin Podcast, Mike and Pierce describe everything you need to know about testing to test your way to a five star app, including: the importance of testing mobile apps, common challenges, testing workflows, and actionable steps you can take to start testing your apps today.

Duration: 00:34:37

Building games for iOS, Android, Apple TV, PlayStation, and more!

This week on the Xamarin Podcast, Mike sits down with Dominique Louis and Dean Ellis, to talk MonoGame - an open source implementation of the XNA 4 framework with the goal to allow XNA developers to port their games to iOS, Android, Mac OSX, Linux, Apple TV, and PlayStation 4. We discuss how to get started with game development, break down all of the game engines available to C# developers who wish to bring their games to billions of mobile gamers, and more.

Duration: 00:38:47

Xamarin 4: Everything You Need to Build Great Mobile Apps

Xamarin 4 has everything you need to build great mobile apps. This week on the Xamarin Podcast, we explore all the new features and enhancements Xamarin 4 brings to help make it fast, easy, and fun to develop great mobile apps. Introducing Xamarin 4: https://blog.xamarin.com/introducing-xamarin-4/ Win registration to Xamarin Evolve 2016: https://blog.xamarin.com/contest-show-us-your-favorite-xamarin-4-feature/ Xamarin.Forms: https://xamarin.com/forms Xamarin.Forms for UWP Preview:...

Duration: 00:33:53

Apple Special Event (9/9/2015) Recap

Join Mike (@MikeCodesDotNet) and Pierce (@pierceboggan) as they recap the announcements from Apple's Special Event on September 9th, 2015.

Duration: 00:32:38

Xamarin Insights with James and Mike

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Duration: 00:36:27

MVVM frameworks with James Montemagno

Deciding which patterns to use when developing your app can be difficult. This week on the Xamarin Podcast, James Montemagno and I discuss MVVM frameworks and our approach to developing cross platform apps with as much code reuse as possible.

Duration: 00:31:27

Building Apps for a Connected World

Building apps for a connected world is tough! Mobile devices, even in areas of high connectivity, are constantly gaining and losing internet connections. Sometimes, even in perfect scenarios things can go wrong. We also want our apps to be super-performant and work offline. In today's episode of the Xamarin Podcast, we break down our strategies for building fast, connected apps with Xamarin. Huge shoutout to Rob Gibbens, who inspired this podcast with his excellent post on resilient...

Duration: 00:36:47

Exploring Backend Options for Xamarin Developers

Join Pierce Boggan (twitter.com/pierceboggan) and Mike James (twitter.com/mikecodesdotNET) as they discuss all of the amazing mobile backend options available to Xamarin developers, such as Oracle MCS, Microsoft Azure, and Facebook's Parse.

Duration: 00:28:53

Special Edition: WWDC 2015

Join Pierce Boggan (@pierceboggan) and Mike James (@mikecodesdotNET) as they discuss all of the latest announcements from WWDC 2015 and how they affect developers.

Duration: 00:44:15

Special Edition: Google I/O 2015

Join James Montemagno, Jérémie Laval, and Pierce Boggan as they discuss all of the latest announcements from Google I/O, how they affect developers, and their thoughts on attending Google I/O at the Moscone Center.

Duration: 00:32:11

This Week in Xamarin, Plugins for Xamarin with James Montemagno

Mike and Pierce discuss the upcoming Xamarin WWDC and Google I/O parties, as well as look at some content from our community in "This Week in Xamarin". Xamarin Developer Evangelist James Montemagno also joins the podcast to talk about how you can increase code sharing in your apps with Plugins for Xamarin.

Duration: 00:27:38

1 Million Developers, Build 2015, Xamarin.Forms for Windows

Whoa, it's been a while! Welcome back! This episode of the Xamarin Podcast discusses the latest announcements over the past few months in the Xamarin and .NET world, including 1 Million Developers, Xamarin.Forms for Windows and Windows Phone 8.1, the Xamarin Inspector, and all the cool announcement's from Microsoft's Build 2015 conference.

Duration: 00:34:09

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