Developing Apps for Chromecast / Reactive Android Apps with RxJava

When: 1 February 2017 from 6:00 p.m.

Where: JoziHub Main EVENT SPACE

Talk 1:  Developing apps for Chromecast 

Duration: 20min

Delve into how you can add casting functionality within your Android app using the Google Cast SDK. 

Speaker: Kurt Mbanje

Speaker Bio: Kurt is a mobile developer by profession. He currently works at DStv on their mobile apps team.  
He has worked on several mobile apps for Android with one of his own personal apps was featured by Google on the Plays Store. He’s a believer in open source and has several open source projects on GitHub. If he is not working on software he is either gaming, running or working on his Kendo technique.


Talk 2: Reactive Android Apps with RxJava

Duration: 40 min

Speaker: Kamil Slesinski

This talk will present basic reactive programming concepts and focus on usage of RxJava 2. We will start with an introduction to basic building blocks: observables, subscribers and operators, and then move onto real-life usage examples. 

Speaker Bio: Senior Android Developer currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Passionate about new technologies and making efficient and secure apps. With a rich background in Android OS development, currently focusing on DRM and media streaming apps. In his spare time can be found mountain biking or traveling around southern Africa.

More info here https://www.meetup.com/GDGJohannesburg/events/236232611/

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