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Welcome to Sydney Modern Apps - your ultimate hub for exploring the cutting-edge world of app development! Our diverse and inclusive community welcomes tech enthusiasts, innovators, and creators from all backgrounds and expertise levels to join us on this exciting journey.

Dive into the world of app development with our dynamic meetups, where we discuss and learn about a wide array of technologies, platforms, and best practices. From Swift, iOS, Android, Xamarin, React Native, Flutter, and Kotlin to PWAs, our meetups cover it all. But that's not all - we also delve into the intricacies of API backends, cloud providers, and DevOps to ensure you stay ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving app development landscape.

Sydney Modern Apps is committed to creating an engaging, collaborative, and inspiring environment where members can connect, share ideas, and grow together. Whether you're a seasoned developer, an aspiring entrepreneur, or simply curious about the world of apps, our community offers something for everyone.

Join us now and become a part of our thriving network of app enthusiasts, as we embark on an adventure to learn, innovate, and shape the future of app development together. Welcome aboard!

Upcoming events (4+)

.NET MAUI Applied - Introducing Ansight

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In this talk Matthew will dive into his new desktop developer tool Ansight and how it is built using .NET MAUI.

The session will cover:

  • What is Ansight and the problems it was built to solve.
  • The pain and joy of migrating a Xamarin.Forms app to MAUI, including the key lessons learned.
  • The architecture and frameworks used to construct a MAUI desktop app with high-code share.
  • The innumerable problems encountered and solved when building a real-time app in MAUI.

Agenda
6:00pm Doors and Networking
6:30pm .Net MAUI Applied
7:10pm Q and A
8:00pm Venue Close

Pizza 🍕 and beer 🍺 are available at the event, along with some non-alcoholic beverages. Those who can’t make it in person can join online here

About the Organiser
Xam creates, develops, and delivers custom-built digital solutions for businesses. Xam is committed to empowering organisations to succeed and thrive in the modern digital world by building software that people love, solving their complex technology challenges, and providing the capabilities they need.

GitHub Codespaces and GitHub Copilot

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In this talk Andre will provide an insightful overview of GitHub Codespaces and GitHub Copilot, the powerful tools that empower your developers.
GitHub Codespaces allows you to be more productive, faster. Whether you're making your first commit to a new project, working from a tablet on the go, or coding at your desk, there's something for you.
GitHub Copilot is an AI pair programmer that helps developers write code faster by drawing context from natural language comments and code snippets to suggest individual lines and whole functions instantly.
The session will cover:
GitHub Codespaces, your development environment in the cloud.
GitHub Copilot, your AI pair programmer.

Agenda
6:00 pm Doors and Networking
6:30 pm Introduction to GitHub Codespaces and GitHub Copilot
7:15 pm Networking
8:00 pm Venue Close

Pizza 🍕 and beer 🍺 are available at the event, along with some non-alcoholic beverages. Those who can’t make it in person can join online here

About the Organiser
Xam creates, develops, and delivers custom-built digital solutions for businesses. Xam is committed to empowering organisations to succeed and thrive in the modern digital world by building software that people love, solving their complex technology challenges, and providing the capabilities they need.

What is React Native - Get Started & Introducing Comet

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August is a cross-platform double header here at Sydney Modern Apps! 💻📱

First up:
What is React Native - Get Started ⚛️
Most React devs have heard of React Native but have probably not seen what React Native development looks like day to day. This is going to be a rundown on the dev flow when working with React Native

Speaker: Basrat Ali Syed - Microsoft MVP for TypeScript. OSS fanatic. Book Author, YouTuber. That TypeScript Guy. basarat.com

Followed by:
Introducing Comet 💫
A modern way of writing cross-platform UIs. Based on .NET MAUI, Comet follows the Model View Update (MVU) pattern and magically databinds

Speaker: Jesse Jiang - Lead consultant from Telstra Purple. Familiar with Xamarin, Azure, typical .Net guy.

Agenda
6:00 pm Doors and Networking
6:30 pm Welcome from our hosts
6:35 pm What is React Native - Get Started
7:00 pm Introducing Comet
8:00 pm Venue Close
Pizza 🍕 and beer 🍺 are available at the event, along with some non-alcoholic beverages.

About the Organiser
Xam creates, develops, and delivers custom-built digital solutions for businesses. Xam is committed to empowering organisations to succeed and thrive in the modern digital world by building software that people love, solving their complex technology challenges, and providing the capabilities they need.

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Past events (106)

An Introduction to .NET MAUI

Microsoft Reactor