Joel Martinez Software Engineer at Xamarin. Founded ONETUG. Author of 'C# 5 First Look' en-us Xamarin is Zipfian Michael, from the popular YouTube channel VSauce, recently published a video titled The Zipf Mystery, wherein he talks about several aspects of Zipf's Law: Zipf's law states that given some... Joel Martinez 2015-09-27 2015-09-27 Bootstrapping Community Ten years of the Orlando CodeCamp! That was the message that I was priviledged enough to deliver as the first keynote speaker at the 10th Annual Orlando CodeCamp... Joel Martinez 2015-04-21 2015-04-21 Better Know a Xamarin - Joel Martinez I had a short interview with James Montemagno at a company summit earlier this year :) Thanks James! Joel Martinez 2014-10-24 2014-10-24 F# And Functional Programming I had the privilege to co-present a Session at Xamarin Evolve 2014 with the incomparable Larry O'Brien. A video of the talk should be online soon at: In the session, ... Joel Martinez 2014-10-20 2014-10-20 Orlando Open Source Initiative In case you haven't heard, Orlando's tech scene is Rising. Of course, the startup community is only part of the story; not only are there well established technology companies in the area, but many... Joel Martinez 2014-07-08 2014-07-08 How Work is Changing As a Software Engineer/Programmer/Developer/NinjaPirateWhateverHipstersAreCallingThemselvesTheseDays, it’s hard not to see the slowly changing tide of work culture in our particular industry.... Joel Martinez 2013-09-10 2013-09-10 Xamarin I'm incredibly excited to announce that I've joined Xamarin! When I wrote my book, I remarked to a few friends at the time that it was basically a love letter to C#; a language that is powerful, ... Joel Martinez 2013-08-19 2013-08-19 Exceptionally Simple Writing Tips Pretty awesome Reddit thread where people give tips on writing. Some of my favorite tidbits: ... Joel Martinez 2013-08-16 2013-08-16 Apps for Your Data At the combined iOS/Android meetup last night, Demian Seiler did a short presentation on PressGram. It is an app that purports to replace instagram, and does so by posting your pictures to your own... Joel Martinez 2013-08-01 2013-08-01 Static Site Generator This site is now being generated by a CLI tool to generate a static site from a Wordpress export file. Uses RazorEngine as the templating engine, and a Wordpress post export file as the input. You ... Joel Martinez 2013-07-31 2013-07-31 Latest Open Source Projects Just wanted to post a little information about some projects that I've open sourced recently: TattooDB-Android - TattooDB is a simple document-orien... Joel Martinez 2013-06-29 2013-06-29 C# 5 First Look My book is finally available for pre-order! From the overview: ... Joel Martinez 2012-12-13 2012-12-13 Introducing Viewer for Khan Academy (Windows 8) After much hard work, I'm happy to announce the release of a project I've been working on, Viewer for Khan Academy on the Windows Store (windows 8). The source code can be found on GitHub... Joel Martinez 2012-09-26 2012-09-26 Universal Subtitles C# API Wrapper This is available on GitHub here: C# 5.0 API Wrapper for the Universal Subtitles service, which is what the Khan Academy... Joel Martinez 2012-08-02 2012-08-02 Back in Orlando Well that was fun :) It was only two years ago that I moved to NYC. In that time, I made a ton of new friends, had great conversations, and expanded my horizons by changing my focus to mobile devel... Joel Martinez 2012-07-26 2012-07-26