Merge Conflict

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325: Managing & Maintaining .NET Libraries (.NET 7 RC Is Here!)

September 26, 2022

As cross-platform developers we build all sorts of libraries that need to target multiple frameworks. How do we do it? What do we need to do with .NET 6 and .NET 7!?!?! We discuss.

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324: Revisiting GitHub Copilot

September 19, 2022

It has been several months since we last talked about GitHub Copilot, the automated AI coding friend inside of Visual Studio & Visual Studio Code. Let's revisit and give our hands on thoughts of what

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323: Let's Get Ultra Dynamic on an Island

September 12, 2022

It's time to break down the latest Apple new with the latest iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods.

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322: Making Money with Subscriptions

September 05, 2022

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321: ML In The Browser - transformers-js

August 29, 2022

Frank figured out a way of hosting and performing full machine learning in the browser with no servers!

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320: All the .NETs

August 22, 2022

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319: ML Cuneiform Translations

August 15, 2022

Frank decides to create an ML model to translate Akkadian and Sumerian!

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318: Fixing Performance Issues

August 08, 2022

We diagnosed and fixed performance problems in the wild and we break down how we did it and what you need to know.

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317: Performance Benchmarking Code

August 01, 2022

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316: Hosting Websites & Web Apps for Free

July 25, 2022

After a quick update on Frank's drone, we dive into the world of static web apps, websites, and pages that are completely free to host on different platforms.

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314: Pixy Review - Snap's Mini Drone

July 11, 2022

Our brand new Pixy drone by Snap is here and we break down every positive and negative of this adorable little drone.

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313: Stop Using Junk In Your Apps

July 04, 2022

It is a random topic week because we don't know what to talk about in-depth, so we chat up iOS 16 Beta, C# partial methods, scoped keyword, and running python inside of C# on an iPhone with IronPython

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312: dotnet workload

June 27, 2022

This week try to demystify the new workload system in .NET! .NET MAUI, Blazor WASM, Source Control, Continuous Integration, and more!

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311: Goodbye Passwords, Hello Passkeys

June 20, 2022

We break down the big announcement from WWDC that is going to eliminate passwords forever!! Or will it?

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310: WWDC 2022 Recap

June 13, 2022

Everything you need to know about the latest in iOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS, iPadOS, and so much more from WWDC 2022!

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309: Where did my OpenGL go?

June 06, 2022

Frank tried to build a MacCatalyst app with OpenGL and soon realizes that it doesn't exists!!?!?!

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308: James & Frank Go To Build 2022!

May 30, 2022

Frank and James cover all the great developer bits from Build 2022 including Win UI 3, Project Voleterra, Arm64, .NET MAUI Launch, and so much more.

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307: All in on .NET MAUI

May 23, 2022

.NET MAUI is here, and Frank is all in on building apps with it! He has started to migrate his apps and shares his journey!

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306: How to Contribute to OSS

May 16, 2022

Frank had his first PR merged into iOS and macOS for .NET! We explore his journey to getting it accepted

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305: Breaking Your Own APIs

May 09, 2022

When is the time to make breaking changes that could completely upset every single user of your library? James is in this situation, and we discuss his options.

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304: Snap's Pixy... the future of drones?

May 02, 2022

A $230 drone... with no controller... with no GPS.... is this the future?

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April 25, 2022

C# 11 is coming in hot with some awesome new previews and we break down our favorite features.

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301: Going Beyond ZSH

April 11, 2022

Where did my bash go says James! Well I am swimming with Fish over here says Frank! We explore what the heck is going on in terminals on all of the different operating systems and how to get them setu

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300 Episodes of Merge Conflict!

April 04, 2022

We take your questions live on .NET MAUI, the state of mobile development, how to teach the next generation, and so much more!

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299: Databases shouldn’t allow delete

March 28, 2022

Frank explains to James why and how he is doing databases all wrong!

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298: The Great M1 Conspiracy

March 21, 2022

Frank has a grand conspiracy theory when it comes to what is going on with the M1 Ultra and M2. We discuss why they glued two chips together.

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297: The Ultra Apple Event Recap

March 14, 2022

We have a full breakdown of the latest Apple event with M1 Ultra, new Mac Studio, iPhone SE 3rd gen, and a new iPad!

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286: is not null

December 20, 2021

More C# features coming at you! Ones that you totally need to know about!

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284: C# 10 Global & Implicit Usings

December 13, 2021

Are global and implicit usings controversial? It seem so, we discuss all the details of this awesome C# 10 feature.

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282: Automating Protocols

November 29, 2021

Custom schemes, http schemes, protocols, they are a pain to develop for, but are so powerful! After years of using them, we finally figured out how to automate it and we have a lot of ideas!

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281: C# 10, .NET MAUI, Blazor Hybrid, and more!

November 22, 2021

.NET Conf is over and we get hands on with live .NET 6 bits and get excited about all sorts of new features! We cover all sorts of goodies in this lighting topic podcast.

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280: .NET 6 and Visual Studio 2022 are here!

November 15, 2021

We break down the latest in .NET 6, VS 2022, and all of .NET Conf 2021.

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279: What are Azure Container Apps?

November 08, 2021

Deploy containerized apps without managing complex infrastructure. Write code using your preferred programming language or framework, and build microservices with full support for Distributed Applicat

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278: Inside .NET Hot Reload

November 01, 2021

Frank recently dove into the inner workings of .NET Hot Reload and came out with a bunch of fun facts of how ti works! We discuss.

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277: MacBook Pro & Pixel 6 Event Recaps

October 25, 2021

What a week full of new hardware! MacBook Pro devices, Pixel 6, and so much more!

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276: .NET 6 + C# 10 == Mind Blown

October 18, 2021

This week we explore some brand new features in C# 10 including global usings, implicit usings, scoped namespaces, and minimal APIs!

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275: Analyzing Squid Game’s Motion Detection (Red Light, Green Light)

October 11, 2021

This week we break down the technology in Netflix's hit show Squid Game. We look at the motion sensing and detection technology in episode 1 to find out if it is realistic or just TV magic.

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274: Building IoT Things

October 04, 2021

James needs the ultimate tutorial on what and how to build things with Microcontrollers and Frank is here to help!

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273: Microsoft Surface 2021 Event Recap

September 27, 2021

We are "falling into" new devices with the Surface event showcasing new Surface Pro devices, Surface Duo 2, and Surface Studio Laptop.

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272: .NET 6 RC1, .NET MAUI Updates, & iPhone 13 Event Recap

September 20, 2021

What a week! We have you covered with everything happening with .NET 6, .NET MAUI, and a full breakdown of the iPhone 13 event.

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271: How not to monetize an app

September 13, 2021

It has been a week since James did his "phased release" for his apps, how did it go, and would he recommend it. We also discuss how to actually monetize your app correctly when you have in-app purchas

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270: M1 on the road, phased release, new SQLite-net, and .NET MAUI ready libraries

September 06, 2021

Frank is on the road, but we answer your questions in this week's podcast featuring lightning topics! We take a look at the latest enhancements to SQLite-net from Frank, how to get your libraries .NET

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269: How not to advertise mobile apps

August 30, 2021

Frank explores the crazy world of app advertising across Facebook, Twitter, and Apple. We break down how exactly not to do this!

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260: Every question answered

June 28, 2021

We take your questions directly on another lighting topic episode of Merge Conflict

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259: Photogrammetry

June 21, 2021

We dive deep into the latest APIs for mapping the physical world with macOS into 3D models.

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258: WWDC 2021 Recap

June 14, 2021

Follow Us Frank: Twitter, Blog, GitHub James: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Merge Conflict: Twitter, Facebook, Website, Chat on Discord Music : Amethyst Seer - Citrine by Adventureface ⭐⭐ Review Us ⭐⭐ Machine transcription available on http://mergeconflic

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