Skyscanner Londroid

25 Jun

6:00 pm Skyscanner, 1 Bedford Ave, London

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Description

This month we have Londroid sponsored by Skyscanner where we get together for a couple of talks, food and drink, and a chance to network and socialize with fellow Android developers.

Tickets 🎟
IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION: You will need to register on Eventbrite to gain entrance to this FREE event. The tickets open for registration on the 19 June at 11 am.

There are limited tickets, please be respectful of your fellow community members and show up if you have a ticket OR cancel if you cannot make it.

⚠️ PLEASE REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skyscanner-londroid-tickets-63569678620

Code of Conduct 🙂
Londroid events are dedicated to providing inclusive & safe experiences for everyone. Before attending please read our code of conduct (https://www.meetup.com/android/pages/25001351/Code_of_Conduct/)

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📝Evening schedule 📝

6:30 Open for arrival and pizza
6:50 Welcome to Londroid
7:00 Talk one
7:35 Q&A
7:40 Talk two
8:10 Q&A
8:20 Social and drinks

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Talk: UI components, layouts made simple.

As developers, we often try to minimise redundant work and code. A few months back, we decided to apply the same principles to our UI.

In this talk, we will go through how we reduced boilerplate to the minimum by building our UI components library. From the inception with our UX team, creating a design system, to working on our Android implementation. We will see how you can apply the same principles to your project, the challenges we faced while doing it and the benefits of this approach.

Speaker: Maxime Mazzone

Maxime has been working on Android since the early days of Android and his now working at Babylon Health on their upcoming Android UX. He also likes playing with Flutter and ML projects in his free time.

Twitter @maxmzzn (https://twitter.com/maxmzzn)

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Talk: Why React Native teams need Android developers?

React Native is an awesome cross-platform solution with which you can just write once (in Javascript) and run anywhere, or… is it?
In this talk I’m gonna show you some real-life examples of why React Native projects still need from Android experts if they want to create really amazing apps and I’ll share with you some of the things I’ve learnt working as an Android developer in the React Native infrastructure team at Skyscanner.

Speaker: Leandro Mazzuquini

Leandro Mazzuquini is an Android engineer who has been developing Android apps since the dark days of Android 1.5. He has moved to London all the way from Argentina to work at Skyscanner where he’s taking care of the Android side of things of React Native infrastructure.

Twitter: @leanmazzuquini (https://twitter.com/leanmazzuquini)

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Tweet us @Londroid https://twitter.com/londroid?lang=en
Watch all videos @ http://bit.ly/2BNsUNX
Email us @ [masked]

Thank you to everyone at Skyscanner (@skyscannereng)!

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