Beyond Coding Episode #147

Insights from App Development to Content Creation with Lucas Montano

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Explore app development with Lucas Montano as he tackles technical challenges and shares his journey into tech content creation on YouTube, crafting content that educates and entertains. From profiling apps to breaking down practical tech challenges (Mr. Beast Giveaways), Lucas shares insights that are invaluable to both developers and tech enthusiasts.



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00:00:00 – Intro
00:00:28 – How Lucas got into app development
00:03:30 – Native app development and changes in IOS
00:06:31 – Unique challenges in app development
00:09:23 – Supporting many different devices
00:12:34 – Senior app developers are experts at profiling apps
00:14:06 – Testing and updating in app development
00:16:33 – Content is the new app
00:18:57 – Communities and content
00:21:07 – Breaking down the Mr. Beast giveaway challenge on X
00:25:40 – Real life constraints
00:28:16 – How Lucas comes up with ideas for content
00:30:10 – Educating and entertaining
00:31:44 – Learning tech through projects
00:33:22 – Comfort in sharing learning experiences
00:36:41 – AI and software development
00:39:53 – Lucas works with his wife on the YouTube Channel
00:42:26 – Lucas has an AI team member
00:45:27 – YouTube is a platform for projects
00:47:00 – Open sourcing projects
00:47:57 – Channel Memberships
00:48:39 – Rounding off