[ONLINE] Rapid Prototyping with Flutter and Firebase with Paul Ruiz @Google

Tue, Jul 14, 2020, 6:00 PM (EDT)

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About this event

Do you ever need to make an app quickly, but not know where to start? Join Paul ruiz, a Developer Programs Engineer at Google to learn to do that quickly using:
- Flutter - Google's cross-OS development platform, and
- Firebase, Google's Backend as a Service (BaaS) platform.

6:00 pm Opening Remarks, Meetup announcements
6:30 pm Paul Ruiz - Prototyping with Flutter and Firebase
7:30 pm Codelab - Learn Flutter & Dart - Build an IOS & Android app
8:30 pm Raffle time. Win a prize!
8:45 pm Wrap-up, closing comments

Paul Ruiz is a Developer Programs Engineer on Firebase with a background in Android and IoT development. Outside of work he makes movie props as a hobby, and is a member of a Star Wars costuming charity where he volunteers at events as various movie characters including an Imperial Snowtrooper, X-Wing Pilot, or Tusken Raider. Before getting into tech Paul was a zookeeper, so feel free to ask any giraffe-related questions.

Github Repo - Flutter Monthly Meetup Activity and Code Snippets.

Environment setup:
The event will be hands-on, so make sure to bring your laptop and set up your environment in advance and be ready to code. Feel free to bring your own laptop to follow along with Flutter installed https://flutter.dev/docs/get-started/install .

For the Flutter Codelab, please do the following:
You need two pieces of software to complete this lab: the Flutter SDK, and an editor.

This codelab assumes Android Studio/Visual Studio Code, but you can use your preferred editor.

You can run this Codelab using any of the following devices:
- A physical device (Android https://flutter.dev/docs/get-started/install/macos#+set-up-your-android-device or iOS https://flutter.dev/docs/get-started/install/macos#deploy-to-ios-devices ) connected to your computer and set to developer mode.
- The iOS simulator https://flutter.dev/docs/get-started/install/macos#+set-up-the-ios-simulator (Requires installing XCode tools.)
-The Android emulator https://flutter.dev/docs/get-started/install/macos#+set-up-the-android-emulator (Requires setup in Android Studio.)

For the App Engine Codelab, please sign up for a Google Cloud Platform https://cloud.google.com/free/ free account, and have a browser and editor ready to go.

For the Actions Codelab, please sign up for a Google Cloud Platform https://cloud.google.com/free/ free account, and have a browser ready to go.

Thank you to our partners:
- GDG Capital Region (USA)
- GDG Memphis (USA)
- GDG Cloud Fredericton (USA)
- WTM Toronto (Canada)
- GDG Winnipeg (USA)
- WTM Alexandria (Egypt)
- WTM Owerri (Nigeria)