James Montemagno


James Montemagno is a Developer Evangelist at Xamarin. He has been a .NET developer for over a decade working in a wide range of industries including game development, printer software, and web services. Prior to becoming a Developer Evangelist, James was a professional mobile developer on the Xamarin platform for over 2 years, with several published apps on iOS, Android, and Windows. In his spare, time he is most likely cycling around Seattle or guzzling gallons of coffee at a local coffee shop. He can be found on Twitter @JamesMontemagno and blogs code regularly on his personal blog www.MotzCod.es

iBeacons for Everyone, from iOS to Android

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 pm in

iBeacons are taking the world by storm allowing developers to leverage Bluetooth Low Energy to give their apps location support that can work just about anywhere including indoors. This give you the ability to enable any number of scenarios based upon device proximity that were never before possible. From retail stores to even sports including the Super Bowl and MLB, you will soon be finding iBeacons just about everywhere. Introduced as a core feature of iOS 7 iBeacon support has now found it’s way to Android. You will learn what an iBeacon is, how they work, how you would want to use them, and how to get started making apps in both Android and iOS. All demonstrations will be coded in C#, but will be applicable to any iOS or Android developer in any language.

http://www.slideshare.net/JamesMontemagno/ibeacons-for-everyone-from-ios-to-android

Creating iOS and Android Native Mobile Apps in C# with Xamarin – II

Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 6:00 pm in

In this double session you will go from having no knowledge of iOS, Android, or Xamarin to creating your very first iOS and Android applications in C# powered by Xamarin. Join Twilio’s Brent Schooley, Olo’s Greg Shackles, and Xamarin’s James Montemagno on a fully interactive live coding adventure! These three will give you a fully guided tour of how Xamarin delivers a no compromise platform for developers to create fully native iOS, Android, and Windows applications all in C#! Learn how to leverage a single code base to share up to 90% of code across all platforms and take advantage of the native features of each OS. This session breaks down into three full interactive parts:

Part 1: Introduction to Cross Platform Development in C# with Xamarin (Brent)

Part 2: Creating your first iOS App in C# with Xamarin (Greg)

Part 3: Creating your first Android App in C# with Xamarin (James)

http://www.slideshare.net/JamesMontemagno/introduction-to-xamarin-philly-code-camp-2014

Creating iOS and Android Native Mobile Apps in C# with Xamarin – I

Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 4:30 pm in

In this double session you will go from having no knowledge of iOS, Android, or Xamarin to creating your very first iOS and Android applications in C# powered by Xamarin. Join Twilio’s Brent Schooley, Olo’s Greg Shackles, and Xamarin’s James Montemagno on a fully interactive live coding adventure! These three will give you a fully guided tour of how Xamarin delivers a no compromise platform for developers to create fully native iOS, Android, and Windows applications all in C#! Learn how to leverage a single code base to share up to 90% of code across all platforms and take advantage of the native features of each OS. This session breaks down into three full interactive parts:

Part 1: Introduction to Cross Platform Development in C# with Xamarin (Brent)

Part 2: Creating your first iOS App in C# with Xamarin (Greg)

Part 3: Creating your first Android App in C# with Xamarin (James)

http://www.slideshare.net/JamesMontemagno/introduction-to-xamarin-philly-code-camp-2014