Android - Web, Mobile, Tablet and Beyond

Do not miss this great session on Android from Googlers. Dave, Adam and Roman from Google Developer Relations Team here to present in-depth details about the rapidly growing Android Platform. Also, AOL Android Team is showcasing some cool Android projects.

Date: Sep 6th, Thursday 6:30 PM

Location: AOL, Kimsey Center, 44900 Prentice Rd, Dulles, VA

Parking Instructions: There are few parking lots in front of the building and once the parking lots are full, the overflow can park in the Kimsey Center “upper garage” which is behind the building. For the Overflow parking from Kimsey Center – Drive down around the building, past the lower level garage entrance, past the garden. The entrance is on the right at the top of the road. The entrance into the building is on the left as you enter the garage. There will be a security guard at the entrance door to the building from the garage to guide everyone to Seriff.

Agenda:

6:30 Pizza/Networking

7:00 Session I

Android and the Web (David Chandler)

- Using WebViews (correctly)
- Making HTTP calls directly
- Easy RPC strategies (REST client / server, Google Cloud Endpoints)

7:45 Demos From AOL Mobile Engineering Team

8:00 Session II

What's New in Android (Adam Koch, Roman Nurik)
- New in JellyBean (project butter, notifications, Google Play Services, developer tools)
- Nexus 7 (specs, designing for N7)
- End user updates in JB (Google Now, Nexus Q, etc)
- Android UI design and will show tools and practices to write great-looking apps that will work on many types of devices

Post Session Networking

Speakers:

Dave Chandler: Android Developer Advocate @ Google - Web app developer since 1994 now working for Google and residing in Atlanta with the wife of my youth and our five children. My current side project is a not-for-profit startup using GWT on AppEngine. In my "spare" time, I take pictures, preferably of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Adam Koch - Android Developer Advocate @ Google | Aussie living in NYC -

Roman Nurik - Android Developer Advocate @ Google · UI/Web/Graphic Designer · Maker of Many Pixels - Roman is an Android Developer Advocate at Google, focusing on user experience and visual design. Previously, Roman worked on Google's geospatial developer products and engaged in web design and development work on a variety of independent projects  @romannurik

Sponsor: AOL , Google

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  • Sabrina I.

    I learned quite a bit from the presenters.

    September 13, 2012

  • Chida

    The Presentations are uploaded. They can be found Among the previous ones. From Meetup, Click More -> Files to view the files.

    September 7, 2012

    • Ryo H.

      thanks for the hard work to organize the event.

      September 7, 2012

  • Ryo H.

    do we have the presentation decks for this meeting? I want to search some of tools that have been mentioned in meetup! thanks!

    September 7, 2012

  • Abel C.

    Although I am not a developer these allow me to take a peek at what is going on rather quickly.
    I am software enginner.

    September 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great session, with lots of opportunity to meet like minded techies.

    September 7, 2012

  • Anoop

    Fantastic - especially because I had missed Google IO.

    September 7, 2012

  • Lee

    Well presented. Good overview.

    September 7, 2012

  • Babs L.

    it was very informative. very well done! :)

    September 6, 2012

  • Karl Van N.

    First part was poor, last 30 minutes with Google was good. AOL examples were just app examples.

    September 6, 2012

  • Marcelo Zambrana V.

    great event!!!!!!

    September 6, 2012

  • Chida

    The building is the second building. If you go to Steve Case Center, come out, make a right, right and then right into the building. Call me at[masked] in case..

    September 6, 2012

  • Pete E.

    Is anyone heading out from North Arlington?

    September 6, 2012

    • Babs L.

      i have a zipcar and will be headed back to clarendon after the thing. if you need a back - email me at [masked] :)

      September 6, 2012

    • Pete E.

      Jonathan, Give me a call at[masked]-2148. Cheers, Pete

      September 6, 2012

  • Jared

    Sooo jealous...

    August 29, 2012

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