iOS developers community in Tokyo

iOS developers community in Tokyo

iOS developers community in Tokyo
STRV iOS Lightning Talks, 10.10.2019

I presented this topic to developers in Prague.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ios-lightning-talks-tickets-73084448553

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Yoshikuni Kato

October 10, 2019
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  1. iOS developers community in Tokyo By Yoshikuni Kato, iOS developer

    At STRV iOS Lightning Talks, 10.10.2019
  2. Who am I? • Yoshikuni Kato • iOS app developer

    (4.5 years) • STRV (since 03.2019) multiple companies in Tokyo (2013-2019) • Twitter: @yoshikuni_kato • GitHub: @yoching • Interests: Software Design, Functional Programming, UI Implementation. 2
  3. My experience with the iOS developer community in Tokyo •

    Have been in the community for the last 4-5 years • Attended lots of meetups & conferences, sometimes as a presenter • I’m going to highlight some of the ways the community operates 3
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  7. What’s it like? 7

  8. 8 Active & Diverse

  9. Active & Diverse • Numerous & diverse meetups • 2

    big annual conferences • Lots of technical discussions online 9
  10. iOS meetup groups in Tokyo (part) • potatotips: presenters only

    • Swift Lovers (cf. Kotlin lovers) • Tokyo iOS meetup (in English) • Waiwai-swiftc • roppongi.swift • Test Night, CI/CD Night (by DeNA) • Cocoa study group, Bukuro.swift • Company organized meetups Hatena, FiNC, CA.swift (by CyberAgent), MobileAct (by Fenrir), Cookpad, Timers, Bonfire (by Yahoo! Japan) 10 • macOS native study group • Swift Tweets • shibuya.swift • Otemachi.swift • AKIBA.swift • Muscle.swift • Realm meetup • Firebase Japan User Group • Combine catch-up meetup • Vapor meetups • fastlane meetup • ...
  11. iOS meetups in Tokyo • So many meetups • Each

    meetup has about 30-100+ attendees • Meetups are organized by person / community / company • Fluid because some start and some become inactive • Search “iOS” or “swift” at connpass.com 11
  12. Diverse meetup examples swiftc meetup • About Swift Compiler •

    Has met 14 times since 2018 • About 30 attendees per meetup • Discord channel 12 iOS Test Night (by DeNA) • About Testing on iOS • Has met 11 times since 2016 • About 100 attendees per meetup • “CI/CD Test Night” started from this
  13. Big annual conferences try! swift • 900 attendees • 30

    talks, single track • in English & Japanese (simultaneous translation) (Numbers are from 2019) 13 iOSDC • 800 attendees • 133 talks *, multiple tracks • in Japanese • 540 proposals * including 40 LT (Numbers are from iOSDC 2018)
  14. Technical discussions online • Japanese engineers ❤ twitter in general

    • Qiita (Japanese Medium) • Slack, Discord, ... 14
  15. Weak point: Language barrier • Most meetups & discussions are

    in Japanese (except Tokyo iOS meetup) 15
  16. Wrap up • iOS developer community in Tokyo is very

    active & diverse • Please feel free to contact me @yoshikuni_kato 16
  17. THAT'S IT Yoshikuni Kato yoshikuni.kato@strv.com