Something for everyone! Talk1: Why Kotlin?, Talk2: Hello Modern Web!

GDG Bronx
Fri, Dec 1, 2017, 6:00 PM (EST)

About this event

On December 1st we will have talks for both the native and the mobile web warriors!

For all of you native Android app developers that have been asking about Kotlin, Jinn will share his knowledge.

For all of you who say "Web! Web! Web!",  Amal sharing her knowledge.

Why Kotlin? 

Speaker: Jinn Kim

A brief overview of Kotlin and how to convince your organization to switch to it. Some of the major language features and some pros and cons of switching will be covered. Also there will be mentions of future developments announced during KotlinConf 2017.

Jinn Kim is a Android developer since v2.3 operating in the New England area. He also has taught multiple Android developer courses based on the Google’s Study Jam. He’s also the lead organizer of the Boston Android Meetup group. Before he started programming Android apps, he worked primarily in .NET web applications. Currently he is working on connected health apps for a large pharmaceutical company. He is left handed.

Hello, it's your Modern Web Platform! Speaker: Amal Hussein @nomadtechie

Amal has recently join Bocoup as a Sr Open Web Engineer where she will work on web platform interoperability and reliability alongside browser engineers from Google's V8, Mozilla's Spidermonkey and Microsoft's Edge teams. 

Amal is a biomedical engineer turned software engineer that has a passion for creating delightful applications that make a difference. She is hyper-technical and enjoys having a deep understanding of optimizations and the ‘whys’ behind best practices and patterns. Amal loves to travel and has been to over 30 countries, and speaks four languages. She is also a co-host on the Web Platform Podcast and a co-organizer of Boston's Google Developer Group.

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