Author: olin

May 2017 Meetup: Advanced RxJava & Conductor

I’d like to think that our meetup group always has a great turnout because the people are cool – and not just because there’s usually pizza and beer 😉 I first met Dallas Gutauckis when he attended our meetup after moving to NYC a while ago. It was the first time I heard about SeatGeek and the cool stuff they were doing in the event ticketing space. It’s no surprise that Dallas went on to speak at the first Droidcon NYC about Android animations. When he reached out about hosting a meetup at SeatGeek, how could we say no? 

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April 2017 Meetup: ExoPlayer 2.0 & Lint

For April, we welcomed Vimeo to our family of awesome meetup hosts! We thoroughly enjoyed their space, swanky arm chairs, and of course, sandwiches and pizza. Be sure to check out their Android app, DayTripper, which came out of a recent hackathon. 

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March 2017 meetup: Realm & Moving Mountains

For our last meetup of the winter, we headed to Facebook NY to learn from Tom Wilson (Blue Apron) and Jason Sendros (Facebook). The Facebook recruiting team were amazing as usual and treated our group to pizza, beer, and plenty of refreshments from their impressive refrigerator in the event room. Kang Zhang (Instagram) welcomed the group on behalf of our sponsor before Kevin introduced Tom to kick off talks. 

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Ringing in 2017 with Facebook

We’ve always had great turnouts for our meetups, but our most recent one drew an official headcount of 204 members! Maybe it was the talks, smooth check-in process, or maybe even the pizza? Whatever it was, thanks for helping us ring in a new year of meetups with a spectacular crowd! 

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