The Xamarin Podcast

Keep up with the latest in mobile and cloud development with the official Xamarin podcast.

About the show

Keep up with the latest in mobile and cloud development with the official Xamarin podcast. Join your hosts Matt Soucoup and James Montemagno as they discuss the latest and greatest in native cross-platform mobile and cloud development in Xamarin, Visual Studio, C#, F#, .NET, App Center, and Azure.

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Episodes

  • Episode 67: Partly Forms-y With a Chance of Visual Studio

    November 8th, 2019  |  39 mins 16 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    In this month's episode James and Matt talk a bit about everything.

    From previewing this year's HUGE Ignite Conference, to talking about the incredible bumper on Matt's new Channel 9 show - Partly Cloudy - to giving you the scoop on the new way to find out what's new with the new releases ... the guys hit on it all this month!

  • Episode 66: .NET Conf Recap!

    October 11th, 2019  |  39 mins 29 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    In this month's episode James and Matt recap .NET Conf!

    .NET Conf just happened and if you missed anything don't worry, because... We. Have. You. Covered.

    There were a ton of great announcements and we talk about them all.

    Plus the Pick of the Pod!

  • Episode 65: Pull to Refresh, Pull Requests, and Refresh Views

    September 13th, 2019  |  39 mins 5 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    In this month's episode James and Matt talk a bit about everything.

    iOS 13 and Android 10 are hot off the presses. Xamarin.Forms 4.2 is too! There's something cool called Boots that will keep your feet dry in the pool of continuous integration and Azure Functions now has Dependency Injection!

    Plus the Pick of the Pod!

  • Episode 64: We Love Us Some Android!

    August 9th, 2019  |  36 mins 29 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    In this month's episode James and Matt love Android almost as much as they love going to the dentist ... seriously!

    There's a ton of Android goodness to discuss and they tackle it all! And there's more...

    Visual Studio of Visual Studio for Mac get updates. There's a super cool app out there that does everything you ever wanted with contacts IN FOUR LINES OF CODE! And App Center is releasing features like crazy!

    Plus the Pick of the Pod!

  • Episode 63: The Heat Is On! Hot(!!)Reload Is Out!

    July 12th, 2019  |  34 mins 52 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    It's July and we're in Houston for the Xamarin Developer Summit!!

    And it's 🔥🔥🔥hot hot hot🔥🔥🔥!!

    But it's not the temperature outside - it's because Xamarin.Forms XAML now has HOT RELOAD! 🔥🔄

    If that's not mind bending enough - we cover a ton of other great stuff in this pod too! There's a ton, ton, ton of new Android improvements. AndroidX, startup tracing, JetPacks - find out what those all are!

    Did you know that Tizen supports Xamarin.Essentials? You do now! VS Mac has better XAML Intellisense, and learn all about the goodness that is Azure Cosmos DB.

    Plus there's a whole lot more too!

  • Episode 62: Xamarin.Forms 4 - Who Could Ask For More?

    June 7th, 2019  |  43 mins 27 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    Wait no more to set a high score with Xamarin.Forms 4, it ain't no bore! That's right, Xamarin.Forms 4.0 has officially been released and it's hot, hot, hot! Join James and Matt as they discuss the new features of 4.0, preview this summer's Xamarin Developer Summit, talk about some Android fun, and explore the ins and outs of Azure Event Grid.

  • Episode 61: Build 2019 Recap Extravaganza!

    May 10th, 2019  |  52 mins 17 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    It's the first full week in May and that can only mean one thing - it's Microsoft //Build time!! Join James and Matt as they recap the highlights and announcements from this year's Build event.

  • Episode 60: Visual Studio 2019 Is In The Wild!!

    April 12th, 2019  |  30 mins 30 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    After all the preview releases - Visual Studio 2019 finally was released and this week Matt and James run down the highlights for Xamarin developers! This episode isn't just limited to VS2019 though - Android, Apple Watch, Xamarin.iOS, and a surprise announcement await too! Tune in!

  • Episode 59: POP! New docs, blogs, customer showcases, and Twitch streams!

    March 8th, 2019  |  36 mins 35 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    Lots of new great stuff to talk about this month! New, new, new web pages galore! Xamarin landing documentation page, Xamarin development blog, and customer app showcase! James tells us how to debug ASP.NET Core Web APIs from Android, and find out what POP means. All of that this month and more!

  • Episode 58: Releases and Previews and Roadmaps!

    February 8th, 2019  |  30 mins 14 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    In this episode, James and Matt discuss the latest previews of Visual Studio and Visual for Mac. There's new stuff for Xamarin.Forms, Android keeps on getting faster, App Center's new features are mapped out, and C++ makes an appearance?!? Tune in for all of this and more!

  • Episode 57: New Year - New Pod! Office Hours, Hockey App Moves, XamU Retires, and Essentials Becomes a Video Star!

    January 11th, 2019  |  46 mins 29 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    In this first episode of the New Year - and the second month in a row - join James and Matt as they talk about some office hours that Matt's been hosting. James has some big news about Hockey App ... or is that App Center now? Xamarin University is retiring and Xamarin.Essentials is a star of its own video series. All of that and more!

  • Episode 56: Let's Reboot This

    December 7th, 2018  |  45 mins 57 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    In this month's episode we reboot the podcast! Matt Soucoup, a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft joins James as host, and we expand the topics to focus on the latest news from both the Xamarin and Azure mobile development worlds!

  • Episode 55: What's New in Visual Studio 2017, Xamarin.Forms, and the Android designer

    July 2nd, 2018  |  35 mins 41 secs
    android, build 2018, css, designer, essentials, flexlayout, google play, intellisense, ios, mongodb, xamarin

    In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, Pierce Boggan and James Montemagno discuss the latest & greatest in mobile .NET development, including Xamarin.Forms 3.0 and 3.1, Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 and 15.8, updates to the Android designer, and more!

  • Episode 54: Build 2018 Recap

    May 11th, 2018  |  44 mins 12 secs
    android, css, essentials, flexlayout, hyper-v, ios, right to left localization, visual state manager, visual studio, xamarin.forms

    In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, Pierce Boggan and James Montemagno discuss news from Build 2018 for mobile developers, including Xamarin.Forms 3.0, Hyper-V support for the Android emulator, Xamarin Essentials, and updates to Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Studio for Mac.

  • 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.