Droidcon India

Droidcon's first Indian edition

Droidcon is India’s first national Android conference and is a part of the worldwide Droidcon series of events. This is a technical conference, for developers by developers.

Sessions are for 45 minutes each (30 speaking, 5 Q&A, 10 transition). We will have three parallel tracks over two days, with 8 sessions per track per day. Workshop sessions are 60 minutes each (50 speaking, 10 minutes for transition between rooms).

We recommend you illustrate your sessions with demos of your own code and applications. Please refrain from making a pitch without explaining how it works, as your primary audience will be developers.

Sessions will be ranked by community voting and selected by a program committee with representation from the local community and the international Droidcon events. Confirmed speakers get free tickets to the event. Anyone who proposes to speak but isn’t confirmed will still get early bird pricing. If you’ve proposed to speak, there’s no need to rush to buy a ticket. We’ll be in touch with you.

Participants may reserve their tickets from http://droidcon.doattend.com.

The event will have three parallel tracks. The list below will be consolidated down to three by the program committee.

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Narayan Babu


ListViews, custom controls and memory optimized applications.

Submitted Nov 5, 2011

For a intermediate Android developer this session will help him gain some new techniques insights and best practices, on how to effective use the Android Application framework to his advantage. Also, explores the common mistakes and how to eliminate them and optimize code.
This session would also open up various ways to build scalable and large applications on Android which involve complex controls like ListViews, custom controls and how to optimize memory usage.


  • Listviews are one of the most extensible and sophisticated UI controls which, most developers underuse. ListViews can be extended to create complex and innovative controls.
  • Building and extending Android stock controls to create beautiful and intuitive new controls and deploying them on Lists, fragments, activities etc.
  • How to effective control and optimize memory usage in a large Android application. Using various profiling tools, programming practices and simple hacks

Speaker bio

Narayan Babu is founder CEO of Dexetra which has created the Android Market chart topped Iris app and Friday (app).
Narayan has been an Android developer from the pre Android 1.0 days and has a deep understanding of the platform internals.


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