James Montemagno
James Montemagno

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MOK: Brussels Best Coffee Shop & Roastery

In the past, I have talked about my favorite coffee shops that my hometown of Seattle has to offer. I don't just drink coffee in Seattle, I make coffee a destination in every single city that I travel to. Coffee can bring the best out of a city and turn a gray and gloomy day into a warm and delightful one. On my short stop over in Brussels I took a walk north of downtown to the lovely coffee shop known as MOK. It stood out to me on Google Maps with more photos of coffee than food (always a good…

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The Best Coffee in Seattle

I love coffee! I can't go a day without a cup... or maybe four cups and then finish the day with a cappuccino. I make a coffee a desination when I travel, seeking out the finest brew that every city and country has to offer. I fell in love with Seattle on my very first visit in 2010. Walking around there was a special feel to the city, it was alive, it had everything, and coffee was at the core of this experience. While I brew my coffee at home almost every single day, it doesn't mean that I am…

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Introducing Coffeehouse Blunders, Chess + Tech Podcast

I could not be more excited to announce my latest podcast adventure with my good friend and International Chess Master, Daniel “Danny” Rensch that we call Coffeehouse Blunders. Join us each week on Coffeehouse Blunders as we discuss the latest in chess, coffee, tech, and anything else happening in our wonderful lives and around the world. Danny’s life as an International Chess Master collides with my mobile development and public speaking background for absolutely adorable and astonishi…

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Coffee Filter: A C# Powered Android App in 2 Days

I love coffee. You will normally find me riding my bike around Seattle stopping from coffee shop to coffee shop indulging in a 8oz quad lattes, strong black coffee, or probably a shot in the dark. So when I set out to blog about the new Google Maps Lite API it was pretty obvious what I needed to do… create an app showing me the closest coffee shops around me. In that moment Coffee Filter was born! What was interesting to me and hopefully to you was how I was able to think up Coffee Filter…

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I crush code and share it, publish NuGet packages, speak at conferences, upload videos, pretend I am good at playing video games, tweet up a storm, drink gallons of coffee, and ride my bike. Checkout my monthly newsletter that you should subscribe to!