Beating Android Fragmentation

A session at Mobile Web+DevCon: San Francisco 2014

Wednesday 29th January, 2014

1:00pm to 1:00pm (PST)

It’s hard to talk about Android these days without talking about fragmentation. It seems every article written about the platform finds a way to bring the issue of fragmentation front and center. But it’s time to stop being afraid of fragmentation and start learning about what fragmentation really means and how you can minimize its impact on the success of your apps.

This session will teach you the details about Android Fragmentation and the different ways in which it impacts your app, your audience and your development processes. You will learn about the different types of fragmentation present on the Android ecosystem and how each type affects different categories of apps in specific ways. We will also explore some of the tools used by most Android developers to effectively beat fragmentation and learn some best practices and strategies to leverage these tools in creating highly successful Android apps.

Key takeaways:
You will learn about Android Fragmentation, what it really means and how it affects your apps
We will explore the tools that will help you beat fragmentation and make sure your app reaches its broadest audience
We will discuss best practices and strategies to minimize the impact of fragmentation on your Android apps

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Juan Gomez

Senior Mobile Engineer @ Eventbrite

Juan is a Senior Mobile Engineer at Eventbrite, where he enjoys creating apps that help connect millions of people around the world with the events and live experiences they care about the most. He has over 10 years of experience in the software industry and has been developing mobile solutions since the days of the PDA.

Juan is also the co-founder of the Kansas City Python User Group and a staff member of PyCon, the largest developer conference for the Python programming language. He has spoken about Android on events like AnDevCon, Kansas City Developer Conference, BarCampKC, Iowa Code Camp, among others.

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Time 1:00pm1:00pm PST

Date Wed 29th January 2014

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