Lessons learned after successfully using Flux architectures on Android in the latest years

Lessons learned after successfully using Flux architectures on Android in the latest years

When Facebook proposed Flux ideas years ago, the world of web development changed forever.
However, in the mobile apps universe we stayed immutable (which in this case is not a really good thing), and well-established architectures like CLEAN or MVVM remained as the default ones to build new apps.
However, in the Android development team at BQ we decided to move on from these old friends to a new promising but unknown one: Flux.
The aim of this talk is to share the lessons learned after more than 3 years working with our own implementation of Flux architecture called Mini, which right now can be found as open-source projects for both Android (https://github.com/bq/mini-kotlin) and iOS (https://github.com/bq/mini-swift).
In this talk I cover not only the principles behind this architecture, how it has evolved and how we use it, but also the benefits we have achieved by using them in several Android BQ projects related to camera, IoT, 3D printing and back-end based products.

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Daniel Gallego Vico

December 20, 2019
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