Boardgame lover, videogame addict and origami enthusiast, Nicole self taught herself to code and has been fooling around with the Android ecosystem for more than 10 years. She has participated in a diverse variety of projects for several clients around the world, including video streaming, news, social media and public transport applications. Regardless of what the current adventures have taken her, she loves finding time to play with new things and sharing the experience 🙂
Skill-building and Growing in Seniority
14:40 > 00 min
Android Development can feel quite overwhelming given the sheer volume of competencies you need to master. Despite continuing efforts to reduce complexity, Android developers must master an ever-expanding list of development tools, APIs, language and other technologies required in order to be productive and create better apps. This panel will help you hone in on the skills you really need in order to take your career to the next level and rise in seniority. What are the most important skills devs need to be mastering at each phase of their careers? What skills should you be working to master if you have been developing for <3-4 years? What do you need to master to make the jump to a senior developer position? What are the best ways to stay on top of all the changes?
Composable Sheep: A Compose Animations Journey
13:40 > 40 min
Animations are a staple of fun and beautiful UI. And with Compose here to stay, it's a good time to learn more about Compose Animations. In this talk, we'll take a dive in the Compose Animations framework and explore several practical examples. We'll start from the basics (like what an Animation is and how to use the different out-of-the-box APIs), to end up with more complex examples involving chained animations and even a sprinkle of Canvas. Using sheep for everything, of course! At the end of this talk, you should have a better understanding of the basics behind Compose Animations and how you can use that knowledge to create more complex, interesting and charming animations. Animations can seem daunting at first, but I promise you, they have never been easier. Gone are the days of complicated animation files and awkward lifecycles, so join me in this journey and let nothing stop you from bringing life to your UI!