Past Meetup

Write Your First Android App

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Location Change: Please see new location (above) and note security requirement (below).

Learn to write your first Android app from one of our most popular previous speakers (more in Abstract below).

Building Security

When entering the lobby of the new location (note location change), Akamai will have name tags for attendees. This will be based on the RSVP list on Meetup so it would be helpful if people could use their full names. Because it is a shared building Boston Properties manages security and will ask for ID's from everyone. This group's coordinators plus Michael McLaughlin of Akamai will be there with a few other folks to coordinate getting everyone up to the office (our room will be on the 12th floor of the building).


We have tickets to the MongoDB Boston conference ( to raffle off, courtesy of MongoLab ( Must attend in person for a chance to win.


Adam Stroud is the author of Professional Android Sensor Programming (, former lead developer at RunKeeper (, and current lead developer at Mustbin ( He is a self-proclaimed "phandroid" and is an active participant in the Android virtual community on StackOverflow and Android Google groups.

All skill levels are welcome!

Akamai generously provides space and 'free as in food' (pizza) for our meetings. Thank you to our sponsor!

We will meet in the lobby of the building and be escorted past security to the meeting space. If you arrive late, let the security guard know and someone will come to get you.

Transportation & Parking

The Akamai office is a short walk from the Kendall Square T stop and other public transportation. Metered parking should be available near our location (Ames St, south of Main St, is a good place to look for parking).

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