Paving your Path to Becoming a Better (Android) Developer

Paving your Path to Becoming a Better (Android) Developer

Making a well-designed Android app can be quite a difficult task to accomplish. Taking the time to step back and look at the bigger picture is even tougher - how do you know you are doing a great job? How can you make a difference in your team, whilst improving yourself?

In this talk, Rebecca will talk about different steps you can take to become a better Android Developer, from small tips that you can implement today - to long-term suggestions for taking your development career to the next level.

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Rebecca Franks

April 19, 2018
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  1. @riggaroo

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  6. How can I become a better developer?

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  10. YOUR COMPANY YOUR TEAM THE COMMUNITY YOU

  11. You

  12. Keep learning "

  13. Keep learning "

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  15. Prioritise your learning

  16. How do I prioritise my learning? 1. Support from Google

    / Android Team 2. Reach of the topic / library 3. Many people talking about it 4. Tech and libraries that interest me
  17. Write more #

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  19. Be open to being wrong

  20. We could also use Retrofit or Volley to do Network

    requests I’m the senior, the ONLY way to do networking is the way I described. The only way to do an API call is with HttpsUrlConnection
  21. We could also use Retrofit or Volley to do Network

    requests The only way to do an API call is with HttpsUrlConnection Oh interesting! Please show me some examples?
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  23. REFLECT

  24. Your Team

  25. Best Practises

  26. Don’t be a Rick

  27. Take responsibility

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  29. Pull Requests

  30. '✨ Encourage Colleagues

  31. Go Home

  32. Your Company

  33. Lunch & Learn +

  34. Take pride in your work

  35. Be Professional - .

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  37. The Community

  38. If you battled through documentation or implementing something … Write

    about it.
  39. Join or start a meet up :) Volunteer to help

    or speak
  40. Open Source

  41. It is not a competition

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  45. Be nice

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