My love-hate relationship with Android Studio

GDG Ahmedabad
Sat, Apr 4, 2020, 9:30 PM (IST)

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Android Studio is the tool of the trade hands down. When it comes to Android (app/library/IoT) development, the first thing that comes to mind is to install Android Studio and get going from there. From the speaker's own experience, he will talk about his love-hate relationship with Android Studio.

This talk will focus on and cover
- What Android Studio gets right and what it doesn’t
- How to be embrace performance when Android Studio is the bottleneck in the workflow (slow build times and reduced productivity),
- How switching to a terminal and various tools that exist in the ecosystem can give Android developers the much-needed speed boost and in-depth view in their development workflow

By the end of this talk, you would have embraces a workflow that allows for increased productivity and faster development.

Speaker: Nishant Srivastava

Nishant is an Android Engineer based in Berlin, Germany. He is an open source enthusiast who spends his time doodling when not hacking on Android, while also being a caffeine-dependent life-form. He can be found either talking about android libraries or advocating that coffee is the elixir of life at community gatherings. He has experience in Android SDK Engineering, Firmware Engineering and Audio Digital Signal Processing(DSP) on Android.

He is an Intel Software Innovator and part of the’s Android & Flutter Team.

He has been part of 3 startups in the past, ranging from being the Founding team member at OmniLabs, Inc., being the First employee at Silverpush for whom he developed the company’s patented UAB (Unique Audio Beacon) Technology [Patent 1,Patent 2] [Featured in Techcrunch, Business Today, Live Mint] to being an Android Engineer at Soundbrenner where he dabbled in the art of Firmware Engineering a bit for their custom wearable product, Core while managing their Android application.