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36 Xamarin with James Montemango


React Native Radio | Episode 36

Panel

Nader Dabit

Ali Najafizadeh

Peter Piekarczyk

Kevin Old

Naoufal Kadhom

Special Guest: James Montemango of Xamarin

Discussions and Questions:

 

1:13

Before we getting into programming and Xamarin, can you tell us how you got into programming?

3:46

For Someone not familiar with Xamarin, can you tell us what it does, and why people use it? 

7:02

So how did you become one of the people who works on Xamarin?

 10:20

So what is the coolest thing aboutXamarin?

12:53

So for someone to pickup Xamarin, they might have to know C# pretty well?

 19:00

How do you guy manage to keep up with 100 percent access to all the native APIs? Is that a community driven effort, or is it internal?

15:30

What do you feel is the percentage of apps out there, that are for TV or various app stores, are primarily built with Xamarin?

25:28

You mentioned that is has recently been open sourced, and you been with the company during its purchase by Microsoft. Can you talk little about that?

29:55

So lets say on know C#, Objective C, and Java. What is the first thing I need to do?

38:54

Can somebody actually create games? Are those bindings available? Do you guys open some sort of binding tool?

43:18

James can you tell us about the Xamarin Test Cloud? How does that compare to a soft stack? 

52:30

So you’re able to do UI testing as well as unit testing? Is that how that works?

59:15

Can you talk about Xamarin Studio and the IDE and what that looks like?

1:02:00

I know people are interested in React Native and Hybrid Solutions because of the ability to do remote updating. Can you do remote updating with Xamarin?

1:06:00

What are the best uses cases with Xarmarin?

1:09:00

In terms of releasing tool for Windows and Mac, how do you handle that?

 

 

Picks

Nader

ENKI app

Angry Birds movie

React Native In Action – Book – on Maning

 

James

Merge Conflict Podcast

http://www.mergeconflict.fm

Peter

Ale Monkey

Nafal

Gyroscope

 

Resources Mention in this Episode

https://www.xamarin.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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