• How to be a happy developer and is it time to learn Flutter? @ ANWB

    The September meetup will be hosted at the office of ANWB in The Hague! With this time a talk about Flutter by Andras Kurucz and David Broza, engineers at ANWB and a talk about developer happiness by Thijs of Q42. TALK 1: Is it time to learn Flutter? - Andras Kurucz & David Broza Flutter is another cross-platform mobile development framework booming in the market recently. Native App development always proved to be better, but since Flutter apps landed in app stores, there is no way to tell whether they were built with Flutter or natively. What is it that makes Flutter feel so native? Can we replace our Native app with Flutter? At ANWB we support 5 different apps at the moment, all of them are built natively for Android and iOS. Unifying the stack for one or more of those can sound like the dream to increase our productivity. Flutter is still in an early phase, but the new packages are growing rapidly and they are adding support for more and more things. TALK 2: Nerds can make or break a product - Thijs Suijten Have you ever been working on features you don’t believe in? Experienced development teams not aligned with the business? I’ve seen it all... I’ve learnt, we as engineers can make a huge difference in building successful products. Not just by writing code but by stepping over your own bounds and breaking free from your “software developer” label. In this talk I’ll share my insights, so you can make more impact in building successful products and be a happier developer yourself. Planning: 17:30 Doors open 18:00 Food 18:40 Short introduction DutchAUG + ANWB 18:45 Talk 1 19:30 Pauze 19:45 Talk 2 20:30-21:00 Drinks Parking: Free parking is available on the premises

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  • Stop, Gradle Time!

    Open Web IT BV

    Another month, another meetup! This time we'll be visiting OpenWeb's office in Nieuwegein (near Utrecht) and learn about your favorite build system: Gradle! TALK 1: Forging a Gradle plugin for Android. Ever wondered how to build a Gradle plugin? Why even consider a Gradle plugin over logic in your build files? What about Android projects and testing the plugin? In this talk we will be casting a basic Gradle plugin, then we grind it to perfection with some more advanced techniques. Let’s get forging! Rolf Smit, Android Developer @ Open Web, currently working for Ahold Delhaize (Albert Heijn app) TALK 2: Fighting incremental times. Let's talk about how to measure your build times, what contributes to the build times, how we can troubleshoot the easy things, how to speed up annotation processing, what is philosophy in the updating build dependencies to the latest and beyond all of these. In this live session, I will take an open-source application and show some simple technics about how to make the incremental build faster. Eugen Martynov @ Yolt Planning: 17:30 Doors open 18:00 Dinner 18:45 Introduction 19:00 Forging a Gradle plugin for Android 19:45 Break 20:00 Fighting incremental times 20:45 Drinks Reaching OpenWeb by public transport: Utrecht Central Train Station From Utrecht Central train station, take bus 74 in the direction of Vianen via Jutphaas. Get off at Poort van Nieuwegein. From here, it's only a short walk to the building. Reaching OpenWeb by car: There is free parking, with lots of place for your car, directly in front of the building. A12 from Den Haag/Arnhem When you're on the A12, at the intersection Oudenrijn, follow the signs A2/E35 to 's-Hertogenbosch. On the highway A2 take exit 9 to N210 Nieuwegein. When you approach the Fletcher Hotel, turn left, and turn left again. You will see the fire departement on your left. When you pass the barriers, you have arrived. A2 from Amsterdam/'s-Hertogenbosch Take exit 9 to Nieuwegein and keep right. If you're coming from Utrecht, turn left as you approach the Fletcher Hotel. Turn left again. You will see the fire departement on your left. When you pass the barriers, you have arrived. Contact us: Send us a message on meetup or find our public slack channel here: http://www.dutchaug.org/slack Location Info: Nevelgaarde 20G, 3436 ZZ Nieuwegein Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/cAnvEyTyWxKu5X3v8

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  • Summer BBQ @ Pixplicity

    Pixplicity

    We're wrapping up the first half of the year and are ready to enjoy some summer vacation. But before we do that we'd like to have a BBQ. So join us for some fun and good discussions. We'll be having our BBQ at the office of our good friends Pixplicity in Utrecht. Hope to see you there!

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  • I/O Extended Extended

    Q42

    Not long ago we watched I/O together from different locations throughout the Netherlands as an I/O extended event! As every year we're back with our Extended Extended event. We had some time to play with all new stuff that Google released during their annual event, let's get together and share our new learnings and ideas in the form of short presentations of about 15-20min each. We're still looking for speakers! Q42 opens up their Q070 office for us in The Hague with plenty of room for up to 100 people! As they are as eager as us with all the new technologies they've prepared some topics for us already. Do you also like to share your findings about Android Q and newly released stuff from Google? Let us now! We still have some slots open. Planning: 17:30 Doors open 18:00 Dinner 19:00 Opening 19:15 Lightning talks part 1 20:00 Break 20:15 Lightning talks part 2 21:00 Drinks Topics: • Breaking changes (Sebas) • Dark Theme (Thijs) • Sharing (Wolfram) • JetPack Compose (Thijs) Do you have something cool to share and your topic is not in there? let us know! Need some suggestions? - Dark Theme - ViewBindings - In app updates - What's New in Android Development Tools - Privacy - What’s new with Billing/IAP features - Machine Learning Contact us: Send us a message on meetup or find our public slack channel here: http://www.dutchaug.org/slack Accessibility & parking Best way to get to our office by public transport is by traveling to The Hague Central Station and grab a OV-bike to our office. It's a 10 min bike ride. Or travel to Station Voorburg and walk to our office (10 min) If you come by car, you can park your car at the Saturnusstraat or neighboring streets. Most parking spots are free. Q42 The Hague Saturnusstraat[masked] AH Den Haag Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/1ZpVWZRtfNrS5k5L6

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  • Google I/O Extended (Tickets via Eventbrite!)

    Google Amsterdam

    Note: Tickets via Eventbrite! The waitinglist for this meetup won't have any effect! It's almost May and that means the Google I/O is coming up! Join us the 7th of May during the Google I/O Extended event at Google Amsterdam! Note: Registration is done through Eventbrite, please make sure to sign up and get your ticket there! Ticket registration starts 16/4, 12:00 sharp! https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/google-io-extended-2019-at-google-amsterdam-tickets-60406542595 We'll get together for some dinner and then dive straight into the livestream! Watch the keynote live with your likeminded Android & Google enthousiasts and get to discuss the latest and greatest stuff over a drink after the keynote is done. Schedule 18:00 Doors open & Dinner 18:50 Event Introduction 19:00 Google I/O Keynote 20:30 Drinks We hope to see you there!

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  • Google I/O Extended @ Q42

    Q42

    Missed out on the I/O Extended event in Amsterdam? Prefer something closer to home? Join us at our other I/O Extended event hosted by Q42 in The Hague! We'll get together for some dinner and then dive straight into the live stream! Watch the keynote live with your like minded Android & Google enthusiasts and get to discuss the latest and greatest stuff over a drink after the keynote is done. Schedule 18:00 Doors open & Dinner 18:50 Event Introduction 19:00 Google I/O Keynote 20:30 Drinks We hope to see you there!

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  • Shell Scripts & ARCore @ The Mobile Company

    The Mobile Company

    Come join us for our April 2019 meetup! The Mobile Company is welcoming us to their office overlooking 'het ij' where we will have have two great talks! Eugene Levenetc will share his thoughts on optimising your Android productivity using some amazingly useful shell commands. To give you a taste of what is possible, here is a small sample of some cool use cases: - pidcat wrapper: ignoring system tags - extract and save all exceptions - read and write shared preferences - read and write sqlite database - shared preferences + sqlite: state of the app - testing/development: push messages, intents - combining tools and scripts case: record video + catch error + make report + deliver (email/jira) Coolblue recently shipped an update with the possibility to test out TV's in your living room using augmented reality. Jolanda and Renaro from Coolblue will take the stage to give you an introduction to ARCore. So get ready to blend the physical and the digital worlds! Schedule: 18:00 Doors open & Dinner 18:45 Opening talk + introduction The Mobile Company 19:00 Shell and Android developer productivity by Eugene Levenetc 19:45 break 20:00 ARCore by Jolanda Verhoef en Renaro Santos 20:30 Time for some drinks!

  • Navigation Component & Zero Knowledge Proof @ ABN AMRO

    Join us for our first meetup at ABN AMRO. Former DutchAUG organizer Hugo Visser will talk about the Navigation Component and Bakhtar Sobat will give a presentation about Zero Knowledge Proof. Navigation Component by Hugo Visser Hugo will talk about the ins and out of the Navigation Component. Zero Knowledge Proof by Bakhtar Sobat Are you willing to share your biometric identification with someone else? Thanks to Zero Knowledge Proof(ZKP) you don’t have to. With ZKP you can convince about your identity without sharing it. Schedule 18:00 Doors open & Dinner 18:55 Opening 19:00 Zero Knowledge Proof by Bakhtar Sobat 19:45 Break 20:00 Navigation Component by Hugo Visser 20:45 Drinks 22:00 Lights out Parking There are limited parking places are available. If you need one please let us know at least two days up front as we'll need to register your licence plate.

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  • Machine Learning & Storage @ Disney

    Disney Streaming

    Join us for our first meetup of 2019! We'll be heading to Disney Streaming Services where we'll cover Machine Learning and Android Storage APIs. Sandra Dupré - Push Machine Learning into your apps: ML Kit and Tensorflow Lite Machine Learning is not just a buzzword. Combine this technology and mobile development can become one of the greatest progress in mobile world. From Tensorflow to ML Kit, Google gives to us tools to push intelligence into our apps. So, what’s really Machine Learning? What’s TensorFlow Lite? How powerful is ML Kit? This talk will give you the basics to start the Machine learning adventure on mobile. Sjoerd van Gestel - The fragmented world of Android storage This talk centers around my first hand experience with the fragmentation within Android related to creating a storage indicator for api 21 and up. Schedule: 17:30 Doors open 18:00 Dinner 18:45 Opening talk + introduction Disney Streaming Services 19:00 Push Machine Learning into your apps: ML Kit and Tensorflow Lite by Sandra Dupré 19:45 break 20:00 The fragmented world of Android storage by Sjoerd van Gestel 20:30 Time for some drinks

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  • Bier & Bitterballen

    Quignon

    Come join us for another edition of the annual "Bier & Bitterballen (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitterballen)" meetup at Quignon in Utrecht. We want to invite you to celebrate the end of another DutchAUG meetup season: We supply the drinks and bitterballen, you bring your (Android) stories! What will next year's theme be? Join us to liven up the discussion with drinks and snacks on us. We hope to see to a lot of you there!