Category Archives: Essentials

Yet Another Podcast #154 – Dan Wahlin on Typescript and Angular 2

Dan Wahlin founded Wahlin Consulting which provides consulting and training services on Web technologies. He has also published over 10 developer courses on and including the new Docker for Web Developers course. Dan is a Docker Captain, Google … Continue reading

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Back to the future!

For about 15 years I specialized in Web programming of one sort or another (writing half a dozen books and, more recently, half a dozen Pluralsight courses) and for the past two years, I’ve added Xamarin. These two interests came … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #153 – James Montemagno: Xamarin

James Montemagno is a Xamarin Evangelist, technology geek, and lover of all things mobile.  This is a great wrap up of what’s new in Xamarin. James’ Blog James’ Twitter MyDriving Azure IoT App Xamarin Evolve Apps  

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Yet Another Podcast #152 – John Papa on Angular 2

John Papa, expert in all things Angular, joins me in discussing Angular 2 ES5, ES2015, TypeScript Angular 2 on GitHub    

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Podcast Gold

If you are like me, when you start a podcast, you rarely go back to find old ones, which may be out of date.  However, some of Yet Another Podcast is worth a listen even now.  Here are some of the … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #151 – Jon Galloway on //build/

I’m extremely pleased to have Jon back on Yet Another Podcast, this time with a comprehensive review of //build/. Jon on Channel 9  Twitter  Stack Overflow Build on GitHub        

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Yet Another Podcast #149 – Xamarin Instrumentation

A special podcast with Greg Shackles, discussing and speculating on the implications of the acquisition of Xamarin by Microsoft and instrumenting your Xamarin Applications. Raygun Runscope DataDog Insights VSTS Greg’s blog Greg on Twitter  

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Newest Pluralsight Course: Xamarin.Forms Custom Controls

Take just 45 minutes to learn how to create custom controls in Xamarin.Forms Very excited to post this to my series of Pluralsight courses on Xamarin.

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Yet Another Podcast #142 – Krystin Stutesman on iOS 9

This week, Krystin Stutesman of Xamarin talks about iOS 9. Xamarin Forms and iOS 9 Getting Started With iOS 9 Listen | Yet Another Podcast  

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52 Weeks of Xamarin: Week 15 – Creating an iOS Application Part 1

In the previous two posts in this series, I demonstrated how to create a simple to-do list using Xamarin.Forms.  In this and the next post, I’ll show how to create pretty much the same program for iOS using Xamarin native code. … Continue reading

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Bayesian Probability

[Originally posted Oct. 12, 2009] Spent the early hours of this morning reading a great blog post by Jeff Atwoodwhich makes reference to a Elizer S. Yudkowsky’s Intuitive Explanationof Bayesian Probability. The timing was good as I had just finished the … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Xamarin: Week 13 – Writing It Thrice

In this and a number of following posts, I’ll build the same program three times: once in Xamarin.Forms, once in iOS and once in Android.   This is directly based on my Pluralsight course, Beginning Mobile Development with Xamarin To … Continue reading

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