The Xamarin Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

67 episodes of The Xamarin Podcast since the first episode, which aired on August 20th, 2013.

  • 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.

  • Episode 37: Enhanced XAML Productivity with MFractor

    March 24th, 2017  |  32 mins 20 secs
    addins, android, apple, c#, code generation, extensions, google, ios, microsoft, mobile dev, roslyn, visual studio, visual studio for mac, xamarin, xamarin studio, xaml

    In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, Pierce Boggan is joined by Matthew Robbins to discuss his XAML productivity tool MFractor, building addins for Xamarin Studio, code generation with Roslyn, and his journey from idea to product.

  • Episode 36: What's New in Xamarin - Cycle 9, Visual Studio 2017, and more!

    March 10th, 2017  |  38 mins 43 secs
    android, apple, c#, cycle 9, google, intellisense, ios, microsoft, mobile dev, netstandard, templates, visual studio, visual studio for mac, xamarin

    In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James Montemagno and Pierce Boggan announce some exciting changes surrounding the Xamarin Podcast and cover what's new in Xamarin, including the stable release of Cycle 9, the upcoming Visual Studio 2017 launch, and more.