From Java to Kotlin

GDG Ann Arbor
Thu, Aug 31, 2017, 6:30 PM (EDT)

About this event

Convert the Firebase Friendly Chat (Java) app to Kotlin. Bring your computer with Android Studio 3.0 to explore Kotlin in our interactive meet up.

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• Pizza and pop sponsored by Arbormoon Software, Inc.

• Download Java code


• Convert to Kotlin

• Review and Debug issues 

• Discuss Kotlin concepts

About Speaker:

Rod has been building things since his dad taught him how to solder the wiring of his childhood home in Brazil. He moved to the US in 2011 and decided to build something that improves his English. As a Windows pc owner, learning Android was the logic way to go. He built his first useful Android app to help increase his vocabulary. It inspired him to pursue a career as a software engineer with Arbormoon Software, Inc. You can learn more about him from