droidconIN 2016

The sixth edition of droidconIN

Sixth edition of droidconIN.

droidconIN is part of the world wide series of conferences that happens in London, Paris, Berlin, Netherlands, Tunis, Ankara and Brussels. The first edition of droidconIN was at Bangalore in Nov 2011. The second edition in Nov 2012 was featuring General & Specialized Topics, Native + HTML5 and App Demos. The 2013 edition was about Systems, UX, Gaming, Business and App Demos. The 2014 edition featured dedicated tracks for deep dives into UI/UX, Data sync & versioning, App Demos and hardware. The 2015 edition had advanced technical talks with an emphasis on developing for resource contraint regions like India.

Format

This edition spans two days of talks. We are inviting talk proposals for:

  • Full-length 40 minute talks.
  • Crisp 15 minute talks.
  • Sponsored sessions, 40 minute and 15 minute durations (limited slots available; subject to editorial scrutiny and approval).
  • Hands-on Workshop sessions, 3 and 6 hour duration.

Selection process

Proposals will be filtered and shortlisted by an editorial panel. We urge you to add links to videos / slide decks when submitting proposals. This will help us understand your past speaking experience. Blurbs or blog posts covering the relevance of a particular problem statement and how it is tackled will help the editorial panel better judge your proposals.

Selection process is stringent and we follow the procedure outlined in this flowchart:
Selection Process Flowchart

A talk is NOT confirmed till speakers recieve explicit communication from us saying that it is.

A talk can be rejected at any stage by us if we feel the speaker will not fit in the conference for the year. A talk can be canceled by the speaker at any time for any reason. (We would appreciate it, of course, if it isn’t at the last moment.) Please note that selected speakers must mandatorily participate in two rounds of rehearsals before the conference. This not only helps us adhere to the HasGeek format and quality, but also helps speakers prepare better for the intended audience.

There is only one speaker per session. Entry is free for those who are selected. Due to budgetary constraints, we prefer speakers closer to home. But if we think you stand out, we’ll provide a grant to cover part of your travel and accommodation to Bangalore. Grants are limited and are made available to speakers delivering full sessions (40 minutes or longer) only.

Topics

Updated (6th September, 2016): We are currently looking for talks in the following topics:

  • Toolchains - What’s the latest in developer toolkits to help with build systems (Gradle, Buck, etc), speeding up the dev feedback loop, etc.
  • Kotlin - An experienced speaker to help breakdown what Kotlin is, why and who should use it.
  • Firebase - A case study of Firebase in an medium/large app, with insights on it’s benefits, drawbacks, and when/where it makes sense.
  • Everything else - Anything else of relevance to an Android developer that we might have missed out.

Commitment to open source

HasGeek believes in open source as the binding force of our community. If you are describing a codebase for developers to work with, we’d like for it to be available under a permissive open source licence. If your software is commercially licensed or available under a combination of commercial and restrictive open source licences (such as the various forms of the GPL), please consider picking up a sponsorship. We recognise that there are valid reasons for commercial licensing, but ask that you support us in return for giving you an audience. Your session will be marked on the schedule as a sponsored session.

Contact

For more information about speaking proposals, tickets, and sponsorships, contact info@hasgeek.com or call +91-7676332020.

Important dates

Deadline for submitting proposals:

  • Proposal submission deadline(updated): 19 September 2016
  • Schedule announcement: 10 October 2016
  • Conference dates: 10 and 11 November 2016

We expect you to submit an outline of your proposed talk – either in the form of a mind map, a text document or draft slides along with your submission. You can edit your submission at any time.

Proposal submissions are now closed.

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Venkatesh CM

@venkateshcm

Applying Microservice Architecture Principles to split large iOS monolith app codebase

Submitted Aug 10, 2016

How to develop a single app which hosts equivalent of Ola, PayTM, Swiggy, BookMyShow, UrbanClap ? What are complications and issues to be sorted ? How to structure codebase and architect application ? What can be learned from Microservices architecture experiences ?

The challenge is doing parallel development, on diverse set of products, with 50+ distributed mobile developers across countries. We would like to share how do we try to solve the problems, and talk about some of the measures we are taking to keep the quality high and users happy.

This talk presents architecture and patterns followed by Go-Jek to manage and develop several products. We also talk about challenges of developing and deploying huge app without compromising on isolation, independence and pace of development.

Outline

Applying Law of Holes
Organising around Business Capabilities
Componentization via Services
Modular Architecture - VIPER Pattern to help (Separating Responsibilities)
Architecture Components

  • Application Routing and Module Routing
  • State Management across Modules
  • Control Flow and Navigation
  • Managing dependency across products and modules
  • Scaling the products Independently

Single-Sign-On
Product and Feature Toggles
Release Management

Speaker bio

Venkatesh CM is software hacker, developer, architect and machine learning enthusiast with more than 18 years of experience, working in companies such-as Go-Jek, Zwibe, Thoughtworks. He haa worked in teams ranging from 4 developers to 200+ developers, in distributed teams working across development centres and time zones. He has expertise full stack development from android/iOS to services apis to database.

Venkatesh will co-present with Anshuman. Anshuman is an iOS Developer at GO-JEK, primarily working on iOS mobile apps for last two years. He is very passionate on developing iOS apps and eager to explore the mobile development world.

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