James Swinton-Bland

Global Developer Relations Lead

Talk Title

Creating Applications for Small Screen, Low Memory Android Wearables






12:10 > 20 min


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Developing for small screen, low memory wearable devices can present unique challenges for developers. These challenges include:

- UI Design
- Battery & Power Management
- Memory Usage
- Managing User Input

In this talk, we will discuss best practices and give you practical tips to get the most out of wearables. In particular, we will look at:

- Key differences between mobile & wearable app development
- Small Screen Design Principles & Best Practices
- Designing for critical tasks
- Optimizing for the wrist
- Consuming data from multiple sources
- Enabling enterprise use-cases with wearables

Speaker Bio

James Swinton-Bland is the Global DevRel Lead for Zebra Technologies. As an Android developer with over 7 years experience, James has a solid understanding of what developers need and is passionate about improving the developer experience in Zebras developer community, both internally & externally.