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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and popularity especially in the Android community. In this lightning talk Ken will give a quick overview of the language, it's capabilities and uses, and 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, and lately Kotlin. Before Capital One he was an intern for UnitedHealth Group and 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