Author Archives: Jesse Liberty

About Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty is a Master Consultant for Falafel Software, and has three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects. He is the author of 2 dozen books and multiple Pluralsight courses, and has been a Technical Evangelist for Telerik and for Microsoft, a Distinguished Software Engineer for AT&T, a VP for Information Services for Citibank and a Software Architect for PBS.

Xamarin: Calling Native code from a Hybrid Application

In a recent post, I described how to import code from ASP.NET MVC into a Xamarin Hybrid application.  In this post, I will show how you can reach into native code from that application. Remember that our application has Views … Continue reading

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New Pluralsight Course: Kendo UI and AngularJS

Incredibly pleased to announce the release of my latest Pluralsight course: Kendo UI and AngularJS From Scratch This course is targeted at Kendo UI programmers who wish to integrate Kendo UI into AngularJS programs (e.g., rather than jQuery).  In only … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast Show 134 – Scott Hunter and ASP.NET V-Next

Scott Hunter of Microsoft joins Jon Galloway and me to discuss ASP.NET V-Next.  If you are a web programmer do not miss this show. Scott’s Blog ASP.NET V-Next Page Jon Galloway’s Blog       Listen | Yet Another Podcast  

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Falafel2Go and MVVM

When we decided to rewrite Falafel2Go, we quickly decided to do so with Xamarin Forms. One of the many advantages of Xamarin Forms is how quickly you can write the software. Among the other advantages are that it supports XAML … Continue reading

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Free e-Book: Learning to Master Cross-Platform Mobile Development With Xamarin

The good folks at Falafel have put together all my posts (to date) on  Xamarin and Xamarin Forms into an e-book, which is available free at http://jliberty.me/masteringXamarinBook Enjoy, and thanks!

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iOS 8 is the biggest release since… iOS

iOS is now available and it is huge.  Huge.  Bigger than that. There are 15 new frameworks and over 4,000 new or modified APIs.  The primary goals of this release are extensibility and adaptive (reactive) design, and they have gone very … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #133 – Jon Galloway on ASP.NET

Jon Galloway, co-host, friend and Microsoft Evangelist joins me to discuss ASP.NET MVC 5. Jon’s Blog Professional ASP.NET MVC 5 ASP.NET site   Listen | Yet Another Podcast  

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A Xamarin Project

Recently, Steve Smith, CTO of Falafel suggested we form a small team to re-write our Falafel2Go application which had been written a year earlier in Xamarin.  The goal was to learn, to demonstrate and to blog about Xamarin Forms.  This … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #132: FalafelCon Roundtable

Talking with J. Tower, Josh Eastburn and Venkata Koppaka of Falafel Software about their upcoming presentations at FalafelCon.  We also discuss working remotely, software, AngularJS, Xamarin and much more. Falafel Software FalafelCon Falafel Blogs HipChat GoToMeeting 48 States Project Special … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #131 – Phil Haack

Phil Haack works at GitHub, is formerly of Microsoft, and is always worth listening to. GitHub Phil’s Blog   Listen | Yet Another Podcast    

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Hybrid Apps in Xamarin?? Part 2

In a previous blog post I started to create a hybrid application in Xamarin (see that post for why this is not an entirely crazy idea). I glossed over the implementation of IDataAccess. Let’s focus on that now.  In the iosStockPhoto project … Continue reading

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Hybrid Apps in Xamarin??

Today I begin a new series of blog posts on creating Hybrid Applications in Xamarin. This material will excerpted from the presentation I’ll be making at Evolve 2014, though I confess I’ll be holding back some cool stuff for the … Continue reading

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