Gone Mobile

Your input and output for .NET Mobile & MAUI app development

About the show

All the latest in .NET Mobile & MAUI (formerly Xamarin) developer technologies, covering in-depth topics ranging from Android, iOS, macOS and Windows, to mobile marketing, design and more!

Episodes

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    107: IoT and Small Devices

    May 24th, 2024  |  1 hr 7 mins
    dotnet, dotnet-maui

    Microcontrollers, IoT, and small form factor devices are plentiful and cheap, and they can run .NET on them now too! This episode is all about them and experiences writing code for these devices.

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    106: Structuring Apps

    May 10th, 2024  |  1 hr 4 mins
    dotnet, dotnet-maui

    How should you structure your apps? How do we do it? Listen to find out, and agree, or maybe disagree?

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    105: Our Android and iOS Wish Lists

    May 3rd, 2024  |  1 hr 4 mins
    dotnet, dotnet-maui

    It's that time of year, WWDC and Google IO are near, and that means new iOS and Android updates. Let's talk about our wish lists!

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    104: The one about XAML!

    April 26th, 2024  |  1 hr 10 mins
    dotnet, dotnet-maui

    Love it or hate it, XAML is here to stay for awhile! Jon and Allan talk about the XAML good, the XAML bad, and the XAML ugly. There's no shame in using some type converters, but is there a better way?

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    103: Offline Data Sync: Cautionary Tales

    April 19th, 2024  |  1 hr 6 mins
    dotnet, dotnet-maui

    Mobile apps and offline data synchronization are a match made in where? Listen to some cautionary tales and experiences in building apps with offline data synchronization scenarios! Jon and Allan have the battle scars to prove it!

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    102: You should learn some MSBuild

    April 12th, 2024  |  58 mins 44 secs
    csproj, dotnet, dotnet-maui, inputs, itemgroup, msbuild, outputs, propertygroup, resizetizer, targetframework, targets, tasks

    You'll be eager to sprinkle some MSBuild magic into your projects after this episode!

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    101: Slim Bindings

    April 4th, 2024  |  52 mins 12 secs
    aar, android, binding, dotnet, dotnet-maui, ios, jar, maui, sharpie, xcframework, xcode

    Slim? Focused? Call them what you want, but we think this is a nice way to integrate native libraries on iOS (and android too) into your .NET MAUI app!

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    100: 100th Episode Celebration with David & Maddy!

    March 29th, 2024  |  1 hr 7 mins
    dotnet, dotnet-maui

    Special guests Maddy Montaquila and David Ortinau join us on this very special 100th episode of the podcast to talk about past, present, and future of Xamarin and .NET MAUI

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    99: Architecting Plugins and Frameworks

    March 22nd, 2024  |  1 hr 18 mins
    dotnet, dotnet-maui

    What does it take to build a plugin / framework / nuget /library, and why do we keep building them?

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    98: MAUI Blazor Hybrid Apps

    March 15th, 2024  |  52 mins 4 secs
    dotnet, dotnet-maui

    When a MAUI app meets a Blazor app and they like each other very much, they make a .NET MAUI Hybrid App! We talk about what this means, the advantages, and our experiences dabbling in this area of .NET

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    97: Anatomy of the Happiest App on Earth

    March 8th, 2024  |  1 hr 8 mins
    dotnet, dotnet-maui

    The Disney experience app is a mobile engineering marvel. Jon and Allan take a slightly less technical conversation on the anatomy of an app and geek out over the happiest app on earth.

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    96: Selling Jon on Reactive Extensions

    March 1st, 2024  |  57 mins 37 secs
    dotnet, dotnet-maui

    Allan tries to convince Jon that he should use Reactive Extensions in his own projects more given their power and versatility in simplifying event handling and improving code readability. They discuss its benefits, challenges, and solutions, as well as its integration with .NET MAUI and Reactive UI.net.

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    95: Xamarin.Forms to MAUI

    February 23rd, 2024  |  1 hr 1 min
    dotnet, dotnet-maui, essentials, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    A little bit about the history of Xamarin.Forms and its evolution into .NET MAUI, including new things to learn when migrating your apps, common tips, and pitfalls to avoid!

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    94: Anatomy of an App

    February 16th, 2024  |  1 hr 1 min
    dotnet, dotnet-maui

    How do we build mobile apps? What are the various components and layers and pieces that we need to fit together to be successful in architecting a new app?

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    93: These aren't your grandma's Templates

    February 9th, 2024  |  48 mins 22 secs
    dotnet, dotnetmaui

    Project and Item Templates come in a variety of shapes and sizes - listen to hear about the great templates available in the MAUI ecosystem, and what they try and help you accomplish.

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    92: Background Tasks can be Shiny

    February 2nd, 2024  |  58 mins 28 secs
    dotnet, dotnet-maui, shiny

    While we long for the simpler days of background services and daemons on the desktop, mobile devices can do things in the background too with a bit more work. Listen to this tell all episode on backgrounded things, Shiny, and more!