Last year I gave a lightning talk at droidcon London titled iOS For Android Developers. A tour of iOS and Android and the common development patterns each platform possesses. The goal of the talk to encourage developers to embrace developing for another mobile platform, to learn something new and better themselves.
I found out recently that I’ll be speaking at Droidcon London. It’s going to be my first Android conference I’ve attended and I’m excited that I’ll get to share the stage with so many other great speakers.
As an engineer I spend most of my time building for two platforms, Android and iOS. I originally got into Android development because it was accessible, made use of a language I was familiar with (Java) and held the promise of a ecosystem bursting with opportunity.
I Contributed to Open Source and all I got was this Sense of Pride and the Chance to Learn Something New
This year I set myself an unlikely goal that I have spectacularly failed to achieve already.
I snagged an AppleTV this month woohoo! Something I’ve wanted to get my hands on for a number of years but delayed until it did something worth my time and money.