Corey Latislaw and Chuck Greb Present on Android Development

Building HowAboutWe for Android

Chuck Greb

Launched in April 2010 and based in DUMBO, New York, HowAboutWe is the first and only experience-driven dating and relationships company. Through its unique services and content, HowAboutWe supports members to fall in love and stay in love. This talk chronicles our process and lessons learned while building HowAboutWe Dating for Android including design, implementation, and launch in the Google Play store.

Chuck is a mobile software craftsman specializing in the Android platform practicing clean code, responsive design, and test-driven development. He is changing the way the world goes on dates at HowAboutWe.

http://www.howaboutwe.com

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.howaboutwe.singles

The Fragment Transition

Corey Leigh Latislaw

Android is evolving, but developers aren't keeping pace.

Fragments, which let you break your UI into smaller functional pieces, were released nearly two years ago. Fragments enable scaling of your app to tablets and the next generation of devices. There's a huge opportunity to lead the market, yet few businesses and developers are leading the charge.

Corey will show you techniques for starting a fresh project, renovating an existing Android code base, optimizing for tablets, and balancing use of new APIs, while remaining backward compatible. She has been using fragments as long as they have been around in the XfinityTV app as well as her personal projects. She'd never start a new project with out them!

Corey enjoys making Android apps, speaking at international conferences, and organizing Philly tech events. Corey is taking a sabbatical to travel South America and work on creative projects. She is passionate about encouraging broader participation in the computing sciences, local food, the outdoors, photography, and living in downtown Philly.

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