Session Schedule

Session Schedule2019-01-07T06:25:51-05:00

Tuesday

7:00 AM

Breakfast

Time: Tuesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Room: Kilamanjaro Ballroom
8:00 AM

Build Your Own Portable Gaming System - Part 1

Presented by: Paul Pagel
Time: Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Looking for a portable gaming system that you can hack on?  Want to learn how to solder and assemble your own  circuit board?  Perhaps you want to re-experience the classic games and computer systems of your childhood.  Maybe you want to make and process CD-quality audio from a variety of...

Room: Portia/WisteriaTrack: HardwareTags: Hardware, MobileFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview
12:00 PM

Lunch

Time: Tuesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Room: Kilamanjaro Ballroom
6:00 PM

Dinner

Time: Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Room: Kilamanjaro Ballroom

Wednesday

7:00 AM

Breakfast

Time: Wednesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Room: Kilamanjaro Ballroom
12:00 PM

Lunch

Time: Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Room: Kilamanjaro Ballroom
1:00 PM

Freaky-Fast Full Stack with the FERN Stack

Presented by: Keith Kurak
Time: Wednesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Can you code, build, and deploy a full-stack app with a web, iOS, and Android front-end in four hours? If it's possible, you'll at least have a fighting chance with the FERN stack: Firebase, Expo, and React Native. This fast-paced session will walk you through writing a messaging app front-end in...

Room: Aloeswood / LeopardwoodTrack: MobileTags: Javascript, MobileFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview
7:00 PM

Lightning Talks

Time: Wednesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Kilamanjaro Ballroom
8:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Time: Wednesday 8:00 PM - 10:25 PM

Room: Grand Hall

Thursday

7:00 AM

Breakfast

Time: Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Room: Kilamanjaro Ballroom
8:00 AM

Life in the Fastlane: App Store Deployments That Won't Make You Lose Your Mind

Presented by: Keith Kurak
Time: Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Imagine deploying your shiny new app to the Apple App Store- creating certs, uploading your app to Testflight, adding testers, taking screenshots on four different devices, filling in dozens of fields on the store description, clicking through EULA’s, and resubmitting five times because the...

Room: Portia/WisteriaTrack: MobileTags: MobileFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
9:15 AM

Building Android for Everyone

Presented by: Sierra OBryan
Time: Thursday 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Accessibility creates a better experience for everyone. Jetpack Compose simplifies development and can help us more easily build more accessible apps. In this talk, we’ll dive into some common use cases, Android Accessibility APIs, and compare these to the accessibility tools available in Jetpack...

Room: Portia/WisteriaTrack: MobileTags: Mobile, Diversity/Equity/InclusionFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
11:30 AM

Lunch

Time: Thursday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Room: Kilamanjaro Ballroom
1:00 PM

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Bluetooth?

Presented by: Leah Vogel
Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

With the buzz around IoT devices, Bluetooth Low Energy technology has become increasingly popular. Apple's CoreBluetooth has been around since iOS 5, and offers a host of utility APIs. This talk will cover the basics of Bluetooth LE technology and its terminology. Attendees will learn about...

Room: CypressTrack: MobileTags: MobileFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
3:30 PM

Using SVG to create responsive, interactive and animatable graphics

Presented by: Ben Hoffmann
Time: Thursday 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

A message is often best stated visually. Traditional methods of designing graphics, diagrams, and charts produce something that retains its aspect ratio, regardless of the size it is viewed. This may work fine for print and slide media, but fails to take advantage of viewing digital content on...

Room: Salon E/DTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Javascript, MobileFormat: General SessionLevel: Advanced

Automate Mobile Application Testing in the Cloud with Microsoft App Center

Presented by: Aaron LaBeau
Time: Thursday 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Every year new mobile devices are released for iOS and Android. With the list of supported devices growing, testing applications on physical devices is becoming more challenging and costly. In this session, Aaron will review mobile application testing strategies, frameworks, and solutions around...

Room: CypressTrack: MobileTags: Mobile, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
4:45 PM

Master All Frontends in Real-Time with React Native

Presented by: Stephen Shary
Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Front-end development is fragmented with many different stacks that are tailored to: web, Android, or iOS. We demonstrate live how React Native can be used to develop on all three platforms at the same time. We will show how to kick start a new project, make it run on all three platforms and then...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: MobileTags: Javascript, MobileFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
6:00 PM

Dinner

Time: Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Room: Kilamanjaro Ballroom
8:00 PM

Electric Jam Session

Time: Thursday 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Room: Kilamanjaro Ballroom

Acoustic Jam Session

Time: Thursday 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Room: Rosewood
10:00 PM

Waterpark party

Time: Thursday 10:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Room: Waterpark

Friday

7:30 AM

Breakfast

Time: Friday 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Room: Kilamanjaro Ballroom
11:00 AM

Lunch

Time: Friday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Room: Kilamanjaro Ballroom

If You Don’t Have a Failing Test, You Don’t Have S***

Presented by: Nate Berent-Spillson
Time: Friday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

My go-to technique for just about every problem is a failing unit test. Many developers think of unit tests as something they're forced to write to hit some coverage metric, but when you look at it as a way to prove or disprove a hypothesis—it becomes a very powerful tool for problem-solving. It's...

Room: Salon E/DTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: .NET, Cloud, Functional Programming, Java, Javascript, Mobile, Leadership, Ruby/Rails, Python, Soft Skills/Business, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
12:15 PM

How to build an Android application with JetPack Compose and Kotlin

Presented by: Aaron LaBeau
Time: Friday 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

The world of mobile development is constantly changing and evolving. Google's new JetPack Compose framework for Kotlin allows developers to write mobile applications quickly by using design principles from functional programming while keeping the learning curve down. In this session, Aaron LaBeau...

Room: Portia/WisteriaTrack: MobileTags: MobileFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
4:00 PM

Kidzmash Closing Ceremony

Time: Friday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Room: Kilamanjaro Ballroom

The Case for GraphQL

Presented by: Kyle Schrade
Time: Friday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

We will be diving into why someone would want to use GraphQL and what are the benefits of using it. Starting from what is GraphQL and ending with how it can make your stack much more flexible and improve your day-to-day developer experience. We will look at many examples from our work at StockX that...

Room: Aloeswood / LeopardwoodTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Javascript, MobileFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
5:00 PM

Closing Ceremonies

Time: Friday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Room: Kilamanjaro Ballroom