About the Show
Keep up with the latest in mobile development with the official Xamarin podcast. Join your hosts Pierce Boggan and James Montemagno as they discuss the latest and greatest in native cross-platform mobile development in C# with Xamarin.
Episode 52: Rapid UI Prototyping with Ink to Code, Merged Dictionaries in Xamarin.Forms, Android Emulator Tips, and more!
February 9th, 2018
32 mins 33 secs
android, ci, device manager, google play, ink to code, ios, microsoft, quicktype, vsts, windows, wireless deploy
In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, Pierce Boggan and James Montemagno talk about a new tool that turns drawings into Android or UWP layouts, merged dictionaries coming to Xamarin.Forms, ways to make your Android emulator experience more awesome, and configuring CI for mobile apps with VSTS.
Episode 51: Android 8.1, Xamarin Device Manager, and Visual Studio versions 15.5 & 15.6
January 11th, 2018
38 mins 26 secs
android, app center, coreml, f#, ios, microsoft, smarthotel360, visual studio, xamarin, xamarin.mac
In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, Pierce Boggan and James Montemagno cover Android 8.1, the new Xamarin Device Manager Preview, what’s new for mobile developers in Visual Studio versions 15.5/15.6, and share their favorite Xamarin moments from 2017.
Episode 50: Xamarin.Forms 2.5.0, Live Player, and What's New in Visual Studio
December 1st, 2017 | 39 mins 12 secs
In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James Montemagno and Pierce Boggan cover the latest news for mobile developers from Microsoft Connect(); 2017, including updates to Xamarin.Forms, the Live Player, Visual Studio 2017, and Visual Studio for Mac.
Episode 49: Connect(); 2017 Xamarin and App Center Recap
November 17th, 2017
35 mins 11 secs
android, app center, cd, ci, devops, ios, microsoft, uwp, xamarin, xamarin live player, xaml
In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James is joined by App Center program manager James White. We sit down and cover all of the amazing announcements from this years Connect(); 2017 event.
Episode 48: Android Oreo, iOS 11, and Xamarin.Forms Tips & Tricks
September 22nd, 2017
40 mins 18 secs
android o, dotfuscator, dotnetconf, ios 11, visual studio, xamarin forms
In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James Montemagno and Pierce Boggan cover Xamarin support for Android Oreo and iOS 11, share tips for beating the learning curve with Xamarin.Forms, talk upcoming releases in the pipeline, and more!
Episode 47: Android Oreo Support, Xamarin Live Player Preview 2, New iOS 11 Previews, and more!
September 11th, 2017
32 mins 2 secs
android, appmap, connectivity plugin, infragistics, ios, ios 11, live player, microsoft, mvp, netstandard, oreo, preview, university, urhosharp, xamarin, xamarin.forms, xcode 9
Episode 46: Latest Preview and Stable Xamarin Releases, Social Authentication, Realm, and more!
August 25th, 2017
37 mins 46 secs
.net standard, android, authentication. .net core, facebook, ffimageloading, google play, ios, microsoft, onedrive visual studio, pcl, sqlite-net, support library, xamarin
In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James Montemagno and Pierce Boggan discuss the new Google Play Services packages, adding Facebook authentication to your mobile apps, and the latest Xamarin preview and stable releases.
Episode 45: Contributing to Xamarin.Forms, C# 7, Input Validation, Android's BottomNavigationView, and more!
August 11th, 2017
39 mins 29 secs
android, apple, azure ad, azure functions, bottomnavigationview, c#, cosmos db, forms, google, ios, microsoft, mvvmcross, prism, roslyn, unity, xamarin.forms, xcode
In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James Montemagno and Pierce Boggan cover the latest mobile .NET development news, including how to get started contributing to Xamarin.Forms, C# 7 tips & tricks, validating user input, Android's BottomNavigationView, and new Xamarin releases.
Episode 44: Building Apps with iOS 11, Visual Studio for Mac, and Mobile Center
July 28th, 2017
36 mins 2 secs
android, android support libraries, apple, google, guitar center, ios, ios 11, mfractor, microsoft, mobile center, nintendo switch, urban refuge, visual studio
In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James and Pierce discuss the Xamarin iOS 11 web preview, the latest in Visual Studio for Mac, and our experiences using Visual Studio Mobile Center.
Episode 43: App Monetization, .NET Standard, Azure Cosmos DB, and more!
July 10th, 2017
42 mins 58 secs
.net standard, ads, cosmos db, in app purchases, media manager plugin, microsoft, version tracking plugin, visual studio, xamarin, xamarin forms
In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James and Pierce fill you in on the latest Xamarin news, including how to integrate ads and in-app purchases into your mobile apps, migrating to .NET Standard, planet-scale apps with Cosmos DB, and more!
Episode 42: WWDC 2017, Fastlane, Xamarin.Forms Embedding, and more!
June 23rd, 2017
37 mins 56 secs
adal, android, c#, dotnet templating engine, fastlane, forms embedding, ios, lottiefiles, microsoft, microsoft graph, msal, wwdc, xamarin, xamarin.forms
In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, Pierce is joined by James Montemagno, Principal Program Manager for Mobile Developer Tools at Microsoft, to recap the latest news for Xamarin developers, including our thoughts on WWDC 2017, new features in Visual Studio and Visual Studio for Mac, why Xamarin.Forms Embedding matters, and more.
Episode 41: Previewing Xamarin.Forms 3.0
May 26th, 2017
36 mins 40 secs
android, c#, fast renderers, gtk#, ios, layout compression, macos, microsoft, wpf, xamarin, xaml, xaml standard
In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, Pierce and David walk you through the early preview of Xamarin.Forms 3.0, announced at Microsoft Build 2017. Learn about new ways you can use Xamarin.Forms in your apps, speed and performance enhancements, and what new platforms are coming to Xamarin.Forms.
Episode 40: Exploring the Android Support Libraries & Google Play Services
May 4th, 2017
49 mins 28 secs
android, android support libraries, c#, forms, google, microsoft, play services, xamarin
In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James Montemagno is joined by Jon Dick of the Xamarin components team to discuss the Android Support Libraries and Google Play Services. Don't miss this super informative episode overviewing what these important libraries are, why they are necessary, what's new, and how to use them in your apps today.
Episode 39: Building Up to Build
April 18th, 2017
36 mins 37 secs
android, forms, ios, keystore, macos, microsoft, mobile center, performance, tls, visual studio, visual studio for mac, xamarin, xamarin university
In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, Pierce Boggan is joined by James Montemagno to discuss what is new for Xamarin developers, including new features in the latest Visual Studio for Mac preview, Xamarin.Forms 2.3.4/2.3.5-pre, and updates to Visual Studio Mobile Center.
Episode 38: Xamarin.Forms 2.3.4 & Beyond
April 7th, 2017
32 mins 35 secs
2.3.4, bindable picker, david ortinau, evolution forum, forms, microsoft, nightly builds, onidiom, performance, pierce boggan, quality, roadmap, visual studio, visual studio for mac, xamarin, xamarin studio, xamarin.forms, xamlc
In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, Pierce Boggan is joined by David Ortinau, PM at Microsoft for Xamarin.Forms, to discuss the release of Xamarin.Forms 2.3.4 and what's on the roadmap for Xamarin.Forms moving forward.