GDG Montreal Android February Meetup

**GDG Montreal Android February Meetup ** Wednesday, February 22 2017 The meetup will be held at our usual place with our amazing partners at La Gare! La GARE, 5333 Casgrain avenue in Mile End, (QC) Schedule: • 18:00 Socializing! • 18:30 Discoveri

Feb 22, 2017, 11:00 PM – Feb 23, 2017, 2:00 AM


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GDG Montreal Android February Meetup 

Wednesday, February 22 2017

The meetup will be held at our usual place with our amazing partners at La Gare!

La GARE, 5333 Casgrain avenue in Mile End, (QC)


• 18:00 Socializing!

• 18:30 Discovering awesome parties at AmpMe, by Michael Mimeault

19:15 Break

19:45 Firebase remote-config to rollout features by Alan Le Corre

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AmpMe is making sure everyone will have a happy and tasty meetup by sponsoring the pizza and beers. AmpMe is a music app that turns your phone into a portable speaker. You bring the party, we bring the noise! Play your music in perfect sync across multiple devices to create one powerful sound system. We’re on a mission to spread good times and good vibes, around the globe. Does this sound like something you want to be a part of? Join the party: <a></a>

Discovering awesome parties at AmpMe

by Michaël

AmpMe let you join music parties around you hosted by other AmpMe users on both iOS and Android. Finding nearby parties sound trivial for a user. But technically we had to face many problematics related to device models, android versions, offline versus online, and non-precise GPS locations. By the end of this talk, you will understand all the possibilities and complexities of each technologies integrated in the app.


I joined AmpMe in September 2015 as an Android developer with 0 background in Android development. I previously worked for Wajam and Spotr, where I learned really good development practices within a big data infrastructure environment.

Firebase remote-config to rollout features

by Alan Le Corre

You have a new feature in development and want to do some tests or collect data before the official release. But you don't want to be dependant on App updates to enable the feature. You also want a master switch to shut it down without publishing a new App in the store, just in case. You may also want to tweak some parameters or rules on the fly, or a sandbox for internal testing. Of course you want to apply that on both iOS and Android, but somewhat be independant. Then you may want to test it with a few users first, or activate it upon some conditions. We will learn how to do that with Firebase remote-config. 


Alan is an Android developer passionated by Mobile and the way it changes the Software industry. He has previously worked on the La Presse+ Tablet App, and now works on the TouchTunes Phone App.


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