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Denver Droids: Building Android Libraries (At Xero) by Krishna Achanta

POSSIBLE Mobile 820 16th Street, Suite 600 , Denver, CO 80202 (map)

This talk is going to be a walkthrough on how to build Libraries for Android apps.

This is not going to be about already well known libraries like Dagger, Retrofit etc. In fact we love them and use them in most of our apps and libraries at Xero. This is about building our own Android libraries that can be reused in multiple apps, how we integrate it into our build process and all the way to using the generated artifacts in client apps.

This will mostly be from our experiences at Xero. So you will see real world examples of the libraries we have build and how we have evolved from just having one app to having multiple apps using a suite of libraries. We will also explain how the architecture of some of these libraries have evolved to make them better and remain relevant even when the features and design of individual apps are different.

About Krishna Achanta

My name is Krishna Achanta. I am a full time Android Engineer and have been building Android apps since 2009. Started with Cupcake. I started my Android development in Denver when working at iTriage. I have build multiple apps and libraries for Android and am passionate about Android Development and sharing my experiences with others. In fact I started this meetup group with the support of the Android community when I was in Denver and it’s so good to see the group still going strong and active.

About the Droids

Each 3rd Wednesday of the month, we meet at POSSIBLE Mobile downtown. From 5:30-6pm we will socialize and enjoy food and drinks. At 6pm we will typically have a speaker giving a presentation about an interesting and informative Android development topic. If you are a new or experienced Android developer, or just someone that is curious about Android development, we hope you will join us and become a regular participant!


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