James Montemagno
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Windows Mouse Pointer & Cursor Features for Presenting

When I present, I am constantly zooming in and out to help attendees focus in on what I am talking about. It is also nice because it makes all the text nice and large so it is easier to see from the back of the room or if someone has reduced vision. One thing that has always bothered me, is that the mouse pointer is always tiny and the typing cursor is so thin. Well, not anymore with the latest versions of Windows 10, that pack a new feature to adjust mouse & cursor size. Simply type: Window…

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How To Deliver a Great Technical Presentation

Two years ago marked a major shift in my career as a software developer; I transitioned from a full time mobile C#/.NET developer to a full time developer evangelist at Xamarin. Sure, I had attended a few developer conferences in my days, but I had actually never delivered a technical presentation, which may come to a surprise to some. In the past two years I have learned a lot delivering nearly 200 technical presentations, webinars, and workshops. There are a few things for sure is that I have…

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Screen Mirroring for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone

It is unfortunate that we don’t live in a world where we can use an iOS, Android, and Windows Phone emulators/simulators at the same time. Nested virtualization really messes things up and even if that worked the arm emulators for Android are a nightmare. Even on the PC side where I can use the wonderful x86 emulator (read my blog post on setup) for Android, you have to turn off hyper-v to get things to work, and of course there is no iOS simulator over there. So what is one to do? I have…

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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, micro blog, tweet up a storm, drink gallons of coffee, and ride my bike. Checkout my monthly newsletter that you should subscribe to!