Title: Scratch that: Building an app in Swift
Speaker: Daniel Burke is a Software Engineer at Yelp building the next phase of Yelp's messaging platform. Before this, Daniel managed a team of iOS & Android developers at ForRent.com in Norfolk, VA as well as a team of R&D developers focused on leveraging new and emerging technologies. Before DE, Daniel was a web and iOS developer at Grow in Norfolk, VA, working with companies like Google, Burberry, and RedBull. Daniel is a leading member of ColorCoded, a group within Yelp focused on fostering diversity in the engineering community through mentorship, workshops, and public speaking. Daniel enjoys basketball, running, hiking, scuba-diving, and skiing and is the proud father of a 4-year-old daughter and a 10-year-old son.
Abstract: There are plenty of reasons why you may be considering Swift for your next project. You may be starting a new venture, rebuilding an existing app, learning Swift as a new language, or even just beginning your adventure as a programmer. Let's talk about these scenarios and learn by doing. In this talk/workshop, we'll build the core features of a basic app and cover the most important elements of building an iOS app in Swift from scratch. Bring your Mac with the latest version of Xcode installed and be ready for fast paced instruction and witty banter.
Twitter Link: https://twitter.com/d2burke