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Android Programming and Tools

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Join GDG Silicon Valley for an evening about Android programming and development. Thanks to O'Reilly we will also be able to raffle off some books about Android development. You must be present at the end of the meetup


Meetup will be at a different location, the Crittenden Lane Campus - see map (,-122.0721994,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x808fb9e4ce6d849b:0xd29f88559ada020f?hl=en).


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6:00 - 6:40 Networking and Light Dinner

6:40 - 6:50 Announcements

6:50 - 7:30 Android and Depth Map Image effects with the HTC Dual Lens SDK.

7:35 - 8:30 Android Studio Tips - Michael Bailey

8:30 - 9:00 Common Q&A and Giveaways

Android and Depth Map Image effects with the HTC Dual Lens SDK.

Image processing has come of age on the Android platform. With recent developments from Google's Project Tango and the latest update to Google's Camera app to the first commercially available Android phone to feature depth map based image processing using the new HTC One M8's dual lens camera technology. In this talk, a review of the basic principles of image processing with 3D depth information will be presented with an introductions to the HTC Dual Lens SDK with code sample walk through.

Dario is a Sr. Developer Evangelist at HTC and co-organizer of the NYC-GDG, NYC Java and NY Android meetups. With 20+ years development experience and author of a Java book on robotics, his recent interests include wearables and the Internet of Things, "Android and Devices".

Android Studio Tips


Android Studio is a new IDE from Google currently in "early access preview" based on IntelliJ IDEA. Michael will review some interesting features of Android Studio that might make you consider giving it a try. This session assumes basic knowledge of Java and Android development.

Speaker bio -

Michael Bailey, Engineering Director - Android, American Express Michael is the Engineering Director for the Android team responsible for American Express’ flagship consumer Android apps in the U.S. market. Development on these apps began in 2010. Since joining the company in 2008, Michael has worked on a number initiatives at American Express including analytics, enterprise content management, AmexLabs, iOS apps, international mobile applications, NFC payments, the U.S. homepage and the U.S. online card applications site.

Michael holds a BS in Computer Science from Harvey Mudd College and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, where he specialized in computer security. Including the US Consumer Apps that Michael works on, American Express has 8 Android apps in the US Play Store and more in the International Play Stores.