Run Now,Install Later!(Android Instant Apps) | Practical gRPC (REST Alternative)

GDG Johannesburg
Wed, Sep 6, 2017, 6:00 PM (SAST)

About this event

Talk 1:
Title: Run Now, Install Later! (Android Instant Apps) (20min)
Google announced the general availability of Android Instant Apps at I/O 2017. In this session Charles walks you through the structure of an instant app and briefly discusses the building blocks of this exciting improvement in the way users engage with Native Android Apps. 

Speaker: Charles Okot
Charles Okot is a passionate Mobile Software Engineer currently working as an Android Developer at DVT.

Talk 2:
Title: Practical gRPC - (REST Alternative?)(45 min)
gRPC is a simple way to build web services/APIs, seen as REST's potential successor. In this talk, we will use gRPC instead of Retrofit on an Android app, as well as build a gRPC service. 

Speaker: Neville Dipale
I'm an accountant turned programmer, and have been developing for about 8 years.
I've got a "data engineering" background from my day-job, where I use Python, Kotlin JavaScript, and a few more other languages.
I'm also the founder of Moving Gauteng, which is a small public transit information website/app.


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