Google I/O special event

GDG Montreal
Thu, May 30, 2019, 6:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

Thursday, May 30th, 2019!
We have a special Google I/O meetup co-organized with ApplETS, a scientific student club.

We have the pleasure to have a Firebase speaker for this event!
We will provide food for the occasion!

1100 Notre-Dame St W, Montreal, QC H3C 1K3 (Room A1170)

Schedule:

18:00 Socializing!
18:30 Build and scale serverless mobile apps with Firebase and Google Cloud by Doug Stevenson
19:15 Break
19:30 Jetpack Compose by Étienne Caron

Build and scale serverless mobile apps with Firebase and Google Cloud
Level: Intermediate
by Doug Stevenson, Google Developer Advocate, Firebase team

If your app has millions of users, you need a backend infrastructure to support its growth. Do you want to build that infrastructure? Of course not! Your time is better spent focusing on the app. In this talk, we'll take a look at the code for a mobile app that works like a “universal translator”. It uses Firebase and Google Cloud services and APIs. And we'll do it "serverless" without having to manage servers or infrastructure. A live demo of the app will be done with audience participation - bring a phone or laptop!
Bio
Doug is a veteran engineer, experienced public speaker, and developer advocate at Google with the Firebase team. He developed web apps before the web had "apps", and developed for Android since the very first Android device was on the market. In the SF bay area, he's bootstrapped the efforts of several startups. Outside of work, Doug follows professional ice hockey and enjoys craft beer.

Jetpack Compose
Level: Beginner
by Étienne Caron, Google Developer Expert, Shopify
Jetpack Compose is an unbundled toolkit designed to simplify UI development that was released at Google I/O 19. It combines a reactive programming model with the conciseness and ease of use of the Kotlin programming language.

Bio
Etienne Caron is a developer lead at Shopify, a popular Canadian e-commerce company. He is also part of Google’s Developer Expert program, and an instructor for Caster.io

Etienne has been an active member of the Android developer community in Montreal since 2010, and regularly devotes his time to mentoring startups, developers and students in the mobile space.

3D animation, procedural content generation and VR are some of his hobbies, and he loves introducing other developers to this fascinating field.


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