Fragments 2019

State of mobile engineering, state of platforms, hardware and user research.

Is your Droid a polyglot?

Submitted by Chetan Sachdeva (@chetdeva) on Mar 3, 2019

Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate Status: Rejected

Abstract

When building at scale, one needs to focus on the next billion. Writing for native markets can be challenging. In this talk, I’ll expound on how to make your apps ready for different ethnicities, languages, cultures, developed/developing markets etc. I will emphasise on the gotchas and how tos when writing an app which embraces diversity.

Outline

5 min - Why optimize apps for diversity?
5 min - Localization and Internationalization
10 min - Gotchas and how tos in Android

Requirements

Basics of Localization and Internationalization.

Speaker bio

I’m an Android Developer writing Android apps for 3 years now. I want to make this world a better place by leveraging technology. Previously worked with the very talented folks at Fueled, I’m now a part of the wonderful Android team at Uber. I like learning about different technologies and tinkering with them.

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