Jesse Liberty talks with us about .NET Maui, it's origins as Xamarin Forms, what XAML is, what you need in order to build .NET Maui applications, and who it's for.

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const podcast = { 
  episode: 240,
  title: 'There’s Something .NET Maui',
  topics: [ 
    '.Net', 'C#', 'frameworks'
  guest: 'Jesse Liberty'
  hosts: [
    'John Papa', 'Dan Wahlin'

Recording date: June 8, 2023

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Jesse Liberty @JesseLiberty

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  • 00:30 Welcome
  • 01:19 Who is Jesse Liberty?
  • 05:38 What is .NET Maui?
  • 07:27 What was Xamarin forms?
  • 08:36 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 09:45 Why was .NET Maui created to replace Xamarin Forms?
  • 11:13 What is XAML?
  • 14:49 What do you need to build Maui applications?
  • 19:13 Sponsor: IdeaBlade
  • 20:09 Who is .NET Maui for?
  • 22:39 What is the community ecosystem for .NET Maui like?
  • 26:58 What's the process for building backend APIs with .NET Maui?
  • 30:13 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.