Android fun with Kotlin

A year after Google announced that Kotlin is now officially the preferred programming language for Android development, you may not have had the opportunity to get starting with this shiny 'new' programming language. This talk aims to give a brief overview of this open source language - the fastest growing programming language in 2018 and still extremely appealing to Android developers worldwide

May 26, 2020, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

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About this event

A year after Google announced that Kotlin is now officially the preferred programming language for Android development, you may not have had the opportunity to get starting with this shiny 'new' programming language.

This talk aims to give a brief overview of this open source language - the fastest growing programming language in 2018 and still extremely appealing to Android developers worldwide and YES!! you will see how to build a simple app!

We are in an era where Google’s Android operating system has penetrated the nook and corner of the world. According to reports from Statista.com and Mashable.com, Android leads the global smartphone market with 80% of overall smartphone sales and employers have been hiring professionals with required skills.
Kickstart your journey with a language that can help you build cool Android projects and may help you land a new job or become an entrepreneur !

Speaker : Tashinga Pemhiwa aka Tashman
Tash is a Senior Mobile Developer (Android Lead) at Paracon
who works on developing new digital offerings for one of the leading South African financial institutions. He enjoys dabbling in different technologies from web , mobile to Linux and cloud technologies.Tash is also a tutor and one of the organisers of GDG Pretoria .

Watch this event here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0OjcUAyh5g

Organizers

  • Khuthadzo Gundula

    Standard Bank

    Android Engineer

  • Tashinga Pemhiwa

    Absa

    Lead Android Engineer

  • Obakeng Mahlalela

    Nkoka Training

    Developer

  • Matshepo Tebogo

    Volunteer

  • Chabalala Mshengu

    Volunteer

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