Droidcon Boston 2018

 

 

I recently attended (and spoke at) Droidcon Boston 2018.  I had a terrific time, and thought it was a wonderful event.  Here are a few of my favorite parts.

Droidcon Boston

Conference Agenda

Droidcon Boston Twitter

Organizers

  • Friendly
  • Helpful
  • Passionate

The entire team of organizers, volunteers and sponsors were so awesome!  Their passion permeated the event and set the tone for a very community-focused conference.

The “EGG” team 😀

Eliza Camber

Garima Jain

Giorgio Natili

Nate Ebel on Twitter

the “EGG” team behind #DroidConBos

Divya Jain on Twitter

Big big shout out to @giorgionatili and the other two organizers, our great MCs @marcyregalado , staff and volunteers at @droidconbos . It was my first android conference and definitely an amazing experience. See u next year! 😀

Content

  • There were so many great talks!
  • Kotlin was there in a big way
  • A number on interesting talks on architectures… MVI in particular

 

I really enjoyed the keynotes.  The brought unique, engaging, and relevant perspectives and ways I hadn’t seen before.

Nate Ebel on Twitter

The much anticipated handstand from @HandstandSam 👍👍 https://t.co/Va1noZYysb

Side Note: Kotlin was everywhere.  So many slides done entirely in Kotlin

Ugur Kilic on Twitter

Awesome talk @n8ebel @ @droidconbos , I learned something today.

Also Side Note: My First Talk… Yay!

Nate Ebel on Twitter

slides from my talk this morning at #DroidconBos fun() Talk: Exploring Kotlin Functions https://t.co/ilOOQZIo57

Links to Slides

Lisa Wray’s Keynote

My Kotlin Talk

Flux for Android by Shohei Kawano

Reactive Architecture by HIFILEO

Why MVI? Model View Intent — The curious case of yet another pattern by Garima Jain

Data Binding Workshop by Eric Maxwell
Creating Awesome Animations With ConstraintLayout and ConstraintSet by Hari Vignesh J

Protecting Your Source: Using Code Review To Improve Your Application Quality by Jonathan Maltz

Multimodule Gradle by Clive Lee

Ana Baotić on Twitter

@loraj_k on padding ” You don’t want it touching edges, we’re not barbarians” 😂😂 #DroidconBos

MoniGarr on Twitter

DroidconBos thanks for the Android learning adventure

Dhara Bhavsar on Twitter

More bout Flux and Flux vs Redux #DroidconBos

Hari Vignesh J on Twitter

AR core with Kunal and a star trooper ? 😉 #DroidConBos

Community

  • The community aspect of this event was huge for me
  • I met people from all over the world
  • I engaged with so many people between sessions and at the various parties

The great community of friendly & helpful developers is a huge part of why I love being an Android developer and why I enjoy going to conferences.

Garima Jain on Twitter

DroidconBos was so much fun. Ending the conference with the selfie with co-organizer @ElizaCamber Lots of nice memories and new friends. Yaay!

Droidcon Boston on Twitter

Last talk massive selfie at #droidconbos 🎉🎊

Ana Baotić on Twitter

Speaker mingling @droidconbos 🎉#DroidconBos #AndroidDev 🎬30

 

Nate Ebel on Twitter

had an amazing time at #droidconbos !!thank you so much to everyone involved was wonderful to meet so many new people and to finally put a real life face to many others 😀

 

Check out my recap video on YouTube for even more from the conference

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