Introduction to Flutter

GDG Silicon Valley
Wed, Jan 16, 2019, 6:00 PM (PST)

About this event

PLEASE NOTE: This is a joint meetup for with Silicon Valley JUG. Please only RSVP in advance with one and not both Meetup groups. Thanks!


6:00-7:00: Socializing (Thanks Google for food and drinks!)
7:00--7:10: Announcements
7:10--7:50: Materially Better Mobile Development - Matt Carroll
7:50-8:30: Integration With Firebase for Flutter - Maurice Parrish
8:30-8:45: Q&A

First Session: Materially Better Mobile Development

Let’s explore Flutter’s ability to construct high quality Material Design UIs, together. We’ll utilize Flutter’s Hot Reload to go from a blank screen to a Material UI, exploring various Material Components along the way.

First Speaker: Matt Carroll

Matt is a developer on the Flutter framework team. Before joining the Flutter team, Matt spent 7 years as an Android developer, with 3 of those years working on Nest’s flagship mobile app. Matt’s focus in the framework includes Cupertino widgets and the Android embedding. When Matt isn’t helping to build Flutter, he spends his time educating other developers about Flutter, including his YouTube channel: Developers can follow Matt @flttry on Twitter.

Second Session: Integration With Firebase for Flutter

This presentation demonstrates how to incorporate various Firebase plugins in your flutter App. It will cover the ease of using Firebase plugins along with how they integrate with Flutter’s state management.

Second Speaker: Maurice Parrish

Maurice is an engineer that has worked on Flutter’s plugin ecosystem for the last 8 months. He attended Colorado School of Mines for his Bachelor’s in Computer Science. In his free time, he enjoys creating dance videos and writing standup comedy.


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    Tracy Lee

    This Dot Labs

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    Ed Choudhry - Hacker Dojo

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    Sakshi Gupta

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