James Montemagno
James Montemagno

Live, Love, Bike, and Code.

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James Montemagno

Merge Conflict

5 Years of Merge Conflict

It feels like just yesterday that Frank and I were sitting at a bar in Redmond enjoying a nice craft cocktail and talking about the best way to store settings in shared preferences. After chatting with someone for 2 hours about isolated storage how could you not become best friends and start a podcast, record 266 episodes, and have such amazing listeners that they have downloaded our podcasts over 1.7 million times! It has been a wild ride and just this week we officially celebrated 5 years of t…

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Celebrating 100 Episodes of Merge Conflict

It was August 20th, 2013 when I broke out of my comfort zone of sitting behind my desk crushing mobile app code and decided to attend my very first official Xamarin meetup. I rode my bike over to Bellevue, a place that I rarely explored, and pulled up to Pearl. It took me a few minutes to find parking for my bike because Bellevue isn't the most bike friendly city that we have here in the Pacific Northwest, but I walked around until I found a nice spot. I didn't know what to expect or who I would…

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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!