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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Hemanth Sharma

@hsharma

Use the Right Brain!

Submitted Oct 28, 2011

Understand the meaning of User Experience or UX as it is called. This session will take you through the tips and tricks of usability, user experience and user interface design for phones and tablets.

Outline

As the super phones and tablets emerge, it is quite obvious that the experience of apps running on it also needs to be equally awesome. Making this happen isn’t a simple task, is it? Well, it is if you understand what it means. Understand the meaning of User Experience or UX as it is called. As UX can’t stand alone, so can’t just the functionality of your apps. UX is also a very important part of your application’s behavior and functionality. This session will take you through the tips and tricks of usability, user experience and user interface design for phones and tablets. Learn how the new UX patterns are invented. Learn how not to re-invent what is already awesome. Learn why UX is important and so is simplicity. Sometimes invent, sometimes just use the existing ones. Understand clearly what the end users look for as an experience in your applications.

Requirements

The Right Brain.

Speaker bio

Hemanth Sharma is a Platform Evangelist at Adobe Systems. He has been working on Flash Platform for over 12 years now. A certified expert in Adobe Flash and having worked in Flash Pro, Flash Player, Mobile and Digital Home engineering teams at Adobe, Hemanth has extensive experience in developing applications & games targeting the browser, desktop and multiple mobile devices, tablets and TV/STB. Hemanth is an expert commentator of UI / UX patterns with his wealth of experience implementing design patterns for complex applications. He blogs at http://www.hsharma.com/tech.

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