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University of Johannesburg - Becoming an Android Developer

University of Johannesburg - Becoming an Android Developer

In this lightning talk, Rebecca covers her story of how she became an app developer and gives advice as to how to become one.
This presentation was given at the University of Johannesburg on the 18 August 2016. It was targeted towards students studying IT.


Rebecca Franks

August 18, 2016

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    2007 2009 2011 2013 2015 Future Studies at UJ BSc Information Technology. BSc (Hons) Information Technology. Mobile Developer at DVT. Decided I wanted to focus on Android Development. Google Developer Expert Status Awarded with GDE status in March 2016 First Job Graduate Program at Entelect. Worked on different projects, backend work and a bit of mobile. Started Riggaroo Created my blog and partnered with Book Dash to create a free kids book app. More talking + Sharing. Attended Google IO in USA. Sharing my knowledge by doing presentations and blog posts. Future…..
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  6. C O D I N G R E S O

    U R C E S • Learn to code code.org/learn • BSc Computer Science / BSc Information Technology. • Honours is good too but not required • StackOverflow
  7. A N D R O I D D E V

    E L O P M E N T R E S O U R C E S • AndroidWeekly.net • Blog posts • Android Developer Documentation • Udacity Android Basics Nanodegree • Trial and Error!
  8. Y O U W I L L N E V

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  9. H O W D O I K E E P

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  11. AT T E N D M E E T U

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  12. M A K E A G I T H U

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    I G G A R O O . C O . Z A R E B E C C A F R A N K S Thank you.