Jun 28, 2021
This week, Jeffrey is joined by a longtime friend of his, Laurent Bugnion. Laurent is a Senior Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft working with Azure in the Developer Relations team.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Laurent was a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for Windows development from 2007 to 2017, a Microsoft Regional Director from 2013-2017, and a Xamarin Most Valuable Professional in 2015. He is one of the foremost experts for XAML and C# based development and codes in Windows, WPF, Xamarin (iOS and Android), Unity, ASP.NET. In his free time, he writes for technical publications such as MSDN Magazine and speaks at conferences such as Microsoft MIX, TechEd, VSLive, and more.
In their conversation, Laurent discusses Native client development in the Cloud and all of the interesting things he has been doing as a Cloud Advocate working with Azure.
Topics of Discussion:
[:14] About The Azure DevOps Podcast, Clear Measure, the new podcast Architect Tips, and Jeffrey’s offer to speak at virtual user groups.
[1:25] About today’s episode with Laurent Bugnion!
[2:05] Jeffrey welcomes Laurent Bugnion to the podcast.
[2:22] Laurent introduces himself and gives a rundown of his career thus far.
[8:42] Laurent shares how he thinks about client development and why it is so great.
[15:51] As someone who is on one of the Azure-related teams on Microsoft, what’s Laurent’s vision for native client development in, for, or with the Cloud?
[20:58] Discussing the issue of software authentication.
[23:00] How client application development has become easier.
[24:20] A word from Azure DevOps Podcast’s sponsor: Clear Measure.
[24:52] Strategies that are crucial to client development.
[33:38] Discussing developer education, working remotely and inclusion.
[36:30] MAUI vs. Blazor. How Laurent sees the current landscape and how he recommends making a decision between the current options available.
[40:30] Jeffrey thanks Laurent for his insight and for joining the podcast.
Mentioned in this Episode:
Architect Tips — New video podcast!
Clear Measure (Sponsor)
bit.ly/dotnetdevopsebook — Click here to download the .NET DevOps for Azure ebook!
Jeffrey Palermo’s Twitter — Follow to stay informed about future events!
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