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!


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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!

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    91: ListViews and CollectionViews

    January 26th, 2024  |  1 hr 6 mins
    dotnet, dotnet-maui

    Displaying lists of things is foundational to mobile apps. We talk about the history and challenges of ListViews and CollectionViews as well as some alternate implementations!

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    90: Push Notifications are Hard!

    January 19th, 2024  |  1 hr 5 secs
    dotnet, dotnet-maui

    The complexities of implementing push notifications on iOS and Android are many. In this episode we discuss the history of Push Notifications, the setup and configuration process on iOS and Android platforms, their lifecycle, the differences between platforms, as well as the server to server complexities of sending notifications.

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    89: Bound for greater Bindings

    January 12th, 2024  |  53 mins 37 secs
    bindings, dotnet, dotnet-maui

    Bindings are often used to integrate native libraries into .NET MAUI apps. We talk about the challenges of creating bindings for Android and iOS platforms and some alternative techniques such as Slim bindings and Platform Channels for accessiong Swift/ObjC and Java/Kotlin code or libraries in your .NET MAUI apps.

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    88: Return of Gone Mobile and the State of .NET MAUI

    January 5th, 2024  |  48 mins 48 secs
    dotnet, dotnet-maui

    Gone Mobile returns after a several year hiatus! In this episode, Jon and Allan discuss the state of .NET MAUI, the challenges of mobile development, the benefits of using Blazor WebView in Maui apps and surprisingly more!

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    87: Couchbase Mobile Update with Robert Hedgpeth

    July 10th, 2019  |  50 mins 34 secs
    couchbase, xamarin

    It's been a few years since we've talked Couchbase on the show, so with their recent release of Couchbase Mobile 2.5 we thought we'd bring Robert Hedgpeth on to catch us up!

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    86: Building PepTown with Eric Sink

    April 16th, 2019  |  44 mins 10 secs

    Eric Sink is building a platform for High School sports fundraising, and he's doing it in .NET.

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    85: Creating Low-Code Apps Using OutSystems with Stacey Levine

    March 6th, 2019  |  48 mins 44 secs
    low-code, xamarin

    OutSystems allows you to do some pretty amazing things with Low to No Code. We talk to Stacey Levine about their platform to see just how much you an accomplish without coding!

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    84: Creating Apps From Spreadsheets Using Glide with Jason Smith and Mark Probst

    February 11th, 2019  |  48 mins 37 secs

    Creating apps from spreadsheets? You bet! In this episode we're joined by Jason Smith and Mark Probst, formerly of Xamarin/Microsoft, to talk about their new endeavor called Glide. Glide's goal is to let you build beautiful, data-powered apps quickly and easily, so tune in to learn what it's all about!

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    83: Diving into GrialKit and Gorilla Player with UXDivers

    January 15th, 2019  |  45 mins 59 secs
    xamarin, xaml

    We finally sit down with Leonardo and Diego from UXDivers to talk about their products GrialKit and Gorilla Player.

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    82: Building Fabulous Apps Using F# with Jim Bennett

    December 31st, 2018  |  52 mins 50 secs

    It's been awhile since we've had a good F# discussion, so for our final episode of 2018 we decided to fix that. Join us as we talk to Jim Bennett about the latest and greatest in the world of F# and how it's becoming a better option than ever before for building mobile apps!

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    81: Shiny and New at Microsoft Connect 2018

    December 10th, 2018  |  45 mins 17 secs
    microsoft, microsoft connect, xamarin

    We discuss and recap some of the more interesting highlights from Microsoft Connect 2018.