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ATOM (A Touch Of Multiplatform) Episode #9 Hello

Welcome to episode 9 of A Touch of Multiplatform (ATOM)! This is our podcast dedicated to Kotlin Multiplatform technology in production and produced for you by JetBrains and Touchlab.

In this episode of A Touch of Multiplatform, we’re talking with Allie Ogden of Swappa. Learn more about what it takes to grow skills as a solo mobile developer, get some advice for Android developers working with their iOS dev peers, and what Allie means when she says she’s an “iOS-lite” developer.

Meet our amazing hosts and guests

Hosts Pamela Hill and Justin Mancinelli, and our fantastic guest Allie Ogden of Swappa.

Time Stamps

  • 00:00:00 Introduction
  • 00:01:40 Meet Allie
  • 00:05:40 What is Swappa working on?
  • 00:07:30 Growing your skills as a solo mobile developer
  • 00:09:45 JetBrains Slack shoutout
  • 00:10:23 Being a solo Kotlin Multiplatform developer
  • 00:13:20 Allie’s multiplatform processes
  • 00:15:25 IDE Templates
  • 00:17:20 Essential Features from Appcode
  • 00:18:37 Advice to Android/Kotlin developers working with iOS developers
  • 00:20:23 How to be an “iOS-lite” developer
  • 00:23:25 What’s the most challenging thing about putting KMP into production?
  • 00:26:10 Migrating networking stack
  • 00:27:57 Debugging crashes in iOS
  • 00:30:17 “People don’t notice that you’re using Kotlin Multiplatform”
  • 00:32:00 Languages and coding aptitude
  • 00:35:50 Connecting with remote colleagues
  • 00:39:29 Kotlin Multiplatform resources
  • 00:41:13 Kotlin Open Source Library Shoutouts
  • 00:43:18 Closing

Resources mentioned:


Kotlinx serialization library