Please note that we'd like to include in this event an informal Entrepreneurs discussion. If you'd like to propose a talk about an idea for business that you've been thinking about or working on please use this form: https://bit.ly/gdgny-speaker-signup (you can include the word Entrepreneur in the talk abstract)
5:30pm Doors Open
6:00pmDiscussion about Entrepreneurial ideas & LIGHTNING TALKS
6:30pmHow to Open Source an Android Application
Abstract: In this talk, Mikhail Nakhimovich will be going through the steps he took at NY Times to take something from an idea & transform it into a full fledged open source library on Maven Central. Topics will include project structure, signing up for public maven account, creating PGP keys & all the other gritty details the internet doesn't tell you about.
Speaker Bio:Mikhail Nakhimovichis a senior Android developer at the New York Times & a Google Developer Expert in Android.
7:30pm Lightning Talk: 3 reasons why Kotlin should be on your road-map
Kotlin is a JVM Language that is growing in use & popularity especially in the Android community. In this lightning talk Ken will give a quick overview of the language, it's capabilities & uses, & the tools available to get started with Kotlin.
Speaker Bio: Kenneth Ford is a Back-End Software Engineer for Capital One. He writes Java for most of his day but plays around with Python, Go, & lately Kotlin. Before Capital One he was an intern for UnitedHealth Group & Bachinit.
8:00pm High school students working with GDG
We will introduce Brooklyn Tech High School Students. Their club is called CWTC Administrators BTHS Club CWTC stands for Connecting with Tech Companies
8:30pm Survey & Wrap-Up
9:00pm Doors Close