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Upcoming events (4)

Kotlin/Everywhere London Talks

Google for Startups Campus

Join us for advance talks on Kotlin from 2 Developer Advocates from Google. This event is part of Kotlin/Everywhere event series. https://events.withgoogle.com/kotlin-everywhere/ Event schedule : 18:00 Networking & Food/Drinks 19:00 Welcome 19:10 Florina Muntenescu, Google - Extending Your Vocabulary with Kotlin Language Features 20:00 Manuel Vicente Vivo, Google - Structured Concurrency: Asynchronous shift in Kotlin 20:50 - More Networking. Food/Drinks Join us to learn the essentials and best practices of Kotlin in Android, Google Cloud Platform, and multi-platform development. What is Kotlin? Kotlin is a modern and statically typed programming language targeting the JVM, Android, JavaScript & Native that will boost your productivity and increase your developer happiness. Why Attend The Event? Whether you’re a mobile developer learning Kotlin to build your first Android app, or you develop web applications and are looking for a modern, safe language to use in both your server-side code and the frontend, we've got you covered.

Data Visualization Tooling - Talk + Workshop

TAB (The App Business)

Join us for a talk on Data Studio Community Visualizations Tooling by Yulan Lin, Developer Advocate, Google & Morgan Aw, Software Engineer, Google. This will be followed by a workshop, so make sure you bring your laptop. Talk, Workshop & Speaker Details below. TALK >> I “did a devrel”: the story of Data Studio Community Visualizations Tooling Audience: Beginner/Intermediate developers - intended more generally for developers familiar with JavaScript Data Studio is Google’s serverless business intelligence and data visualization platform. As an easy and free-to-use reporting solution, Data Studio helps businesses and individuals to understand their data, derive key insights, effectively communicate measurements, and make better informed decisions. WORKSHOP >> Walkthrough of Data Studio Community Visualizations and Community Connectors Yulan & Morgan will give a quick overview of the tools/technologies/concepts, and then be available to answer questions as participants work through the codelabs on their own. Audience: Developers with Google accounts and JavaScript experience (participants should bring their own laptops). Data Studio is Google’s serverless business intelligence and data visualization platform. Community connectors allow you to connect data from different APIs to Data Studio Dashboards, and community visualizations provide a way to write custom data visualizations for Data Studio. This workshop will be an opportunity to work through the self-paced codelabs for community visualizations and community connectors SPEAKERS >> YULAN LIN --- Yulan is a Developer Advocate for Google’s Data Studio. She first fell in love with code because of SQL GROUP BY statements and RNA-sequencing, and her experience spans bioinformatics, nonprofits, and NLP. When not computerating, she can be found studying for her Masters’ in Computer Science, hosting dinner parties, and playing the piano. She can be found on >> Twitter: https://twitter.com/y3l2n Linkedin: https://linkedin.com/in/yulanlin MORGAN AW --- Morgan is a software engineer at Google, enabling community visualizations within Data Studio. He initially studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Merced, but ended up with a degree in Computer Science and Engineering. Prior to Google, Morgan worked for BloomSky, a weather startup, where he developed a weather map visualizing data from a crowdsourced network of personal weather stations. Outside of work, Morgan enjoys latte art, woodworking, and fitness.

Firebase Talks in London (after Firebase Summit 2019 in Madrid)

Join us for exciting talks about Firebase! We will have 2 Google Engineers joining us, fresh from Firebase Summit 2019 (happening in Madrid this year). Deliveroo is kindly hosting this event. ROUGH SCHEDULE - 6:00 - 6:50pm Networking, Food, Drinks 6:50 - 7:30pm Talk 1 - Faster Web Apps with Firebase 7:30 - 8:00pm Talk 2 - TBA 8:00 - 8:30pm Talk 3 - TBA TALK 1 - Faster web apps with Firebase by Richie Foreman & Ali Kashefian, Software Engineers at Google Having a performant web app is critical to the developers but it is hard to write apps which perform well on various device types. Quantifying performance and improve on it is another challenge. Using Firebase Performance Monitoring for the web, we can measure exactly where time is being spent, and where we need to optimize our app. Ali’s bio: Ali is a software engineer at Google. He has worked on Firebase Crash Reporting and was part of the team which launched Firebase Performance Monitoring. Outside work Ali enjoys photography and playing/watching basketball. Richie’s bio: Richie is a frontend UX Engineer at Google’s NYC office. He is the technical lead of the Firebase Console. Outside of work Richie enjoys cycling and playing guitar. TALKS 2 & 3 - To be announced!

GDG DevFest London 2019

Kings College London Bush House

SAVE THE DATE - Saturday, November 16, 2019! CALL for Papers is now open here >> https://sessionize.com/gdg-devfest-london-2019/. CfP submission deadline is September 16. Learn the latest in web, mobile, cloud, machine learning, emerging tech and more at the UK's largest community organised conference. TO REGISTER FOR THE EVENT - please register via the Eventbrite page we will provide later. GDG London, Google and Kings College London Tech Society (KCL Tech Society) present GDG Devfest London - a multi-track event covering: Devfest London - a multi-track event covering: - cloud and machine learning - web - mobile - emerging tech - codelabs - demos To find out more about speakers, topics and agenda, visit >> http://devfest.gdg.london (please note the website is being updated for the 2019 event at present, so visit from time to time to see updates). Don’t miss out on a fun, interesting and informative day of expert speakers, demo stands coding labs and much much more. You’ll also get the chance to network with experts from Google, Kings College London Tech Society (KCLTech) and beyond and learn more from some of the amazing developer communities we have in London. There will be people taking photographs and potentially filming the event. By attending you agree to the possibility of being photographed and filmed once inside the venue. Thank you for your interest in GDG DevFest London 2019 and we look forward to seeing you there on November 16! TO REGISTER FOR THE EVENT - please register via the Eventbrite page we will provide later.

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