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Kotlin for Open Source

Kotlin for Open Source

A talk about Kotlin and Open Source delivered at Built with Kotlin event organized by Android Community Pakistan in Karachi on 5th January, 2019.

Wajahat Karim

January 05, 2019
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  1. Kotlin for Open Source
    Wajahat Karim

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  2. About Me
    Wajahat Karim
    - Mobile Developer (Apps & Games)
    - Writer (Co-Authored 2 Books)
    - Open Source Contributor
    - Editor at Android Pub (70,000+ followers) & Flutter Pub (2000+ followers)

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  3. Open Source is

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  4. What’s The Difference?

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  5. What About YOU?
    The new kotlin developers

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  6. Why Open Source?
    ● Give something back
    ● Get to collaborate with smart people
    ● Great opportunity to learn something new
    ● Great exposure
    ● Looks awesome on resume and portfolio
    ● Doesn’t have to be code
    ● Provides good internet existence

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  7. Why Kotlin?
    ● Rapid Growth
    ● Quick Learning Curve
    ● Fast and Short Language
    ● Awesome Community
    ● Open Source Loves Kotlin

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  8. But How?
    ● Your Graveyard Projects
    ○ Better on Github than Laptop
    ● Reusable Parts of Your Private Projects
    ○ Modular Architecture Thinking
    ● Experiments and Demos
    ○ Showcase and Learning
    ● Contribute to Other Projects
    ○ Fixing Issues, Submitting Issues, Update Docs

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  9. Sharing = Caring

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  10. Join 100+ community of Pakistani android devs at:
    http://bit.do/pak-android-slack

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  11. Thanks for listening.
    https://wajahatkarim.com [email protected]
    https://github.com/wajahatkarim3 @WajahatKarim https://medium.com/@wajahatkarim3

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