James Montemagno is a Principal Program Manager for Mobile Developer Tools at Microsoft. He has been a .NET developer since 2005 working in a wide range of industries including game development, printer software, and web services. Prior to becoming a Principal Program Manager, James was a professional mobile developer and has now been crafting apps since 2011 with Xamarin. In his spare time, he is most likely cycling around Seattle or guzzling gallons of coffee at a local coffee shop. Check him out on other podcast Merge Conflict
Episode 53: Visual Studio 2017 version 15.6, AR with UrhoSharp, and ML with CoreML
March 12th, 2018 | 43 mins 37 secs
android, behaviors, coreml, ios, microsoft, tizen, tvml, visual studio, xamarin, xamarin.forms
In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, Pierce Boggan and James Montemagno discuss the all of the fun features from the new Visual Studio 2017 version 15.6 stable release, including macOS environment setup and iOS WiFi deployment. They also discuss building AR and ML into your mobile apps, and take a look at how you can add Tizen as a deployment target for your Xamarin.Forms apps.
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.