Greg is a Principal Engineer at Olo. He is a Xamarin MVP, Microsoft MVP, organizer of the NYC Mobile .NET Developers Group, author of Mobile Development with C#, and also a monthly columnist with Visual Studio Magazine.
December 11th, 2017 | 1 hr 57 secs
Ionic is a framework that allows you to leverage web technologies to build apps for a wide range of platforms, in addition to providing related tools around building, deploying, and monitoring those apps. In this episode we talk to Justin Willis about what Ionic is, what it provides, and why you might use it to build your next app.
December 4th, 2017 | 30 mins 29 secs
At Microsoft's Connect(); conference in New York City we sat down with Gopinath C H to talk about Visual Studio Team Services. There are a lot of different components inside of VSTS, so we tried to talk through as many of them as we could and how they can help mobile developers build and maintain their apps. There are a lot of ways to build your apps, and VSTS makes a compelling case for choosing it. Learn how VSTS is being used inside of Microsoft (including for Windows itself!) and how it can help you build and release your apps!
November 27th, 2017 | 37 mins 27 secs
Recorded at Microsoft's Connect(); conference in New York City, we welcomed Kirill Gavrylyuk back on the show to dig into CosmosDB. We talked about what it is, how it works, why you might use it, and much more. Listen in to learn about this exciting new database!
November 20th, 2017 | 41 mins 14 secs
While at Microsoft's Connect(); conference in New York we caught up with Joseph Hill to discuss all the latest and greatest announcements in the Xamarin world, as well as digging deeper into their new Live Player app. Want to get up to speed on all the latest announcements? Look no further!
November 6th, 2017 | 1 hr 24 secs
Laura Laban is the CEO and founder of Infinite Flight, a popular flight simulator on mobile devices. In this episode, we talk with Laura about the history of Infinite Flight, its features, server infrastructure, where it's going and much more!
October 30th, 2017 | 44 mins 19 secs
SkiaSharp is a cross-platform 2D graphics API for .NET platforms based on Google's Skia Graphics Library that can be used across mobile, server, and desktop applications. In this episode we chat with Matthew Leibowitz and dig into what SkiaSharp is, how it works, and how you can get started using it in your apps.
October 17th, 2017 | 1 hr 10 mins
Have your cake and eat it too! Build scripts have never been so delicious.
We're joined by Cake team members Gary Park and Mattias Karlsson to talk about the Cake (C#) build system, the history of it, and what it all can do. After listening to this episode we guarantee you'll definitely want to put some more C# in your build scripts with Cake!
October 11th, 2017 | 50 mins 51 secs
Yes, we're talking about another MVVM framework today, but this one comes with a twist! In this episode we talk to Stanko Nikolic and Bojan Misic about OpenMVVM, an interesting framework they've been working on that combines Xamarin and C# with HTML5 and web views to create a flexible and powerful cross-platform app framework. Join us for a unique approach to cross-platform development with Xamarin!
August 22nd, 2017 | 38 mins 41 secs
It took a few years, but we finally did a show on MvvmCross! In this episode we're joined by Martjin van Dijk, one of the core maintainers of the project, to talk about where MvvmCross came from, what's new in it, and where it's heading!
August 14th, 2017 | 34 mins 25 secs
Did you know that you can take your .NET code, including Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android views, even Xamarin.Forms, and reference them from native Objective-C or Java applications? In this episode we talk to Jonathan Peppers, an engineer on the team at Microsoft working on this sorcery, and dig into how it works and where it's going. It's a brave new world!
July 24th, 2017 | 33 mins 7 secs
There is no shortage of options out there for doing error and crash reporting for mobile apps, but Bugsee takes a different approach, providing a more visual and deeper set of reporting and diagnostics. In this episode we talk to Alex Fishman, founder and CEO of Bugsee, and dig into what they're offering for mobile developers.
July 13th, 2017 | 57 mins 7 secs
On this state of the Xamarin.Forms union, we are joined by long time Xamarin community member and now PM of the Xamarin.Forms team, David Ortinau. We discuss Xamarin.Forms becoming open source, XAML Standard, Forms Embedding (and Embedded Forms), Fast Renderers, and what's next for Xamarin.Forms.
June 28th, 2017 | 40 mins 16 secs
Some jobs are just mobile by definition, such as talent scouts for baseball teams. The Minnesota Twins organization recently decided to embrace this and built a new mobile app experience for their scouts to help make their jobs easier and allow for greater collaboration and coordination across the team. In this episode we put our personal baseball allegiances aside briefly to chat with Jeremy Raadt about the app they built, how they built it, and where they see it going in the future!
Gone Mobile 51: React Native, Mobile Center, and Continuous Deployment with Ryan Salva and Joe Mellin
May 31st, 2017 | 44 mins 12 secs
Heard of React Native but not sure what the hype is all about? We've got you covered! At Microsoft's Build conference we sat down with Ryan Salva and Joe Mellin from the Mobile Center team to chat through React Native, how it works, and how it compares to other approaches such as Xamarin. We also dig into the full app development lifecycle, and how React Native and Mobile Center can help you continuously deliver quality apps to your users.
May 22nd, 2017 | 44 mins 24 secs
Designing great mobile experiences is much easier said than done, but is critical to the success of an application. In this episode we sit down with Matt Lacey to talk through what makes a great app experience, as well as some practical approaches and patterns you can use to start to use to improve the experience for your users. Usability matters!
May 15th, 2017 | 34 mins 55 secs
Chat bots are everywhere these days! While at Microsoft's Build conference we sat down with David Hamilton to talk about Microsoft's Bot Framework, and how it can help you start creating chat-based experiences for your users on a variety of platforms. We also take a look at his gigseekr service which leverages the Bot Framework, including a live on-air demo of interacting with it via Cortana!