Fragments 2019

Fragments 2019

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

What you can expect from the Bangalore edition of Fragments on 30 March:

Fragments was launched in response to the fragmented nature of engineering and software development for mobile. Much changed for mobile engineering in 2017 when React Native entered the landscape and cross-platform mobile development took off in a big way.

At the recently concluded ReactFoo, we talked not only about the ecosystem emerging with ReactFoo, but also how organizations are structuring teams for Android, iOS and cross-platform mobile development.

Coming back to Fragments, the Android versus iOS debate seems to be settled with Android winning the turf. Now, with Flutter taking off as a platform for mobile engineering, the battleground has opened between React Native versus Flutter. Who will win is not only a matter of adoption and user base metrics, but also which platform has a stronger community around it.
On 30 March, speakers Priyanka Sabhagani and Ajin Asokan will share BookMyShow’s and Zerodha’s experiences (respectively) with React Native and Flutter, helping participants evaluate each platform’s strength and weaknesses. We look forward to deeper discussions around Flutter, where the platform has piqued a great deal of interest from developers (who have to write less code), but greater skepticism about Flutter’s capabilities with respect to data storage and related issues from senior developers.

Apart from Flutter, the Bangalore edition of Fragments will feature talks on Kotlin and native app development. An interesting question to discuss here is the decision to go native versus when not to go native with your app. Which factors inform such a decision?
The other discussion which Raghunath Jawahar, Varsha Saha and Abhinav Rastogi will take up is what native app developers can learn from the mature web front-end architectures. The discussion will steer around the following topics:

  1. The dynamic nature of JavaScript versus static languages like Java/Kotlin/Swift which is used to develop native mobile apps.
  2. Expectations and user experience on web versus mobile.
  3. The asynchronous nature of mobile platforms and their lifecycles – the unique challenges this factor presents.

Finally, Fragments Bangalore will showcase talks on:

  1. Image uploads and Contraint and Motion layout.
  2. Optimizing the size of your mobile app.
  3. Voice, and its role in building augmented experiences for mobile apps.
  4. How the concept of Seams can be applied for building flexible and testable apps.
  5. Building predictable and high performance workflows for mobile app engineering.

Who should participate in the Bangalore edition of Fragments Conference?

  • Mobile engineers working on Android and cross-platform apps.
  • Senior developers and tech leads.
  • Backend developers and fullstack engineers.
  • Product managers.
  • Product engineers

Event details:

Date: 30 March 2019
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Venue: TERI auditorium, Domlur, Bangalore

Contact:

For more details, call us on 7676332020 or write to us on info@hasgeek.com

Future editions of Fragments:

Fragments will be held in Kochi and Hyderabad in 2019. Dates will be announced in April. If you wish to speak at any of the future editions of FragmentsConf, submit a proposal here: https://hasgeek.com/fragments/fragments-round-the-year-proposals-2019/

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Ashok Kumar

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Writing nitty gritty Wear OS applications

Submitted May 24, 2018

The Wear 2.0 and Wear OS is a prominent release with many exciting features to work with. In this session i will show how interesting it is to develop applications for Wear devices and i will make the audience to think of building thier wear companion applications for their exsisting android applications.

Outline

  • Writing Wear application
  • Exploring new UI components specific to wear applications
  • WearableRecyclerView
  • BoxInsetLayout
  • WearableNavigationdrawer
  • WearableActionDrawer and more.
  • Considering writing wear app companion application to your app.
  • Android wear design principles.
  • How well kotlin talks to Wear devices.
  • Best practices to develop wear applications

Requirements

Prior hands on experience in writing android mobile applications.

Speaker bio

Android developer residing in Bangalore, India. A gadget enthusiast, he thrives on innovating and exploring the latest gizmos in the tech space. he have been developing Android applications for all google related technologies. Google certified Udacity Nano degree holder, he also contributes to the open source community as a E-spiritual ritual to improve E karma. He regularly conduct workshops about android application development in local engineering colleges and schools. Organizing multiple tech events. He is a regular attendee for all the conferences that happen on Android in the silicon valley of India.

He also have a YouTube channel called AndroidABCD where he discuss all aspects of Android development including quick tutorials.

Slides

https://drive.google.com/open?id=18H4Zqgx_tG5mbdF578XToeK7l2aAoQ74

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