This year’s Google I/O 2017 was an exciting few days for developers. After last year’s complaints of long queues and no shade, Google listened and delivered a pre-booking system that ensured attendees weren’t queuing for hours. They also provided big bottles of sunscreen and more shade. Continue reading Google I/O 2017 – Highlights for the Android Developer
Speaking at App Builders Switzerland this past week on Android Things was an invaluable experience, I had such a fantastic time. Besides the conference, I got to do a bit of sightseeing. I was able to take a day to explore Zermatt and experience a lot of snow! Unfortunately the Matterhorn wasn’t visible but this didn’t really bother me as I had enough fun exploring the snow topped mountains anyway.
Omgosh Switzerland 😍 can you tell how excited I am to be in this snow? 😂⛄❄ pic.twitter.com/adYtBSD9QR
— Rebecca Franks 🇿🇦 (@riggaroo) April 26, 2017
This past week I had the pleasure of being involved with the Google Launchpad Start located in Johannesburg, South Africa. The week was educational, inspirational and a lot of fun!
The Google Launchpad Start program is a 5-day in-person mentoring bootcamp designed to help early stage startups tackle critical growth challenges. Continue reading Google Launchpad Start – Johannesburg – A summary
I was very fortunate to attend the annual Google I/O Conference in Mountain View, California this year. I decided to get there a few days earlier to do a bit of sightseeing. I got to see Muir Woods with Chiu-Ki and Marie. Continue reading Attending Google I/O for the first time
I had the opportunity to speak at DevConf this year. It is the first year that the conference has run, and I must say I had a great time overall. It was my first time speaking at a conference too! After all the nerves, I really enjoyed myself. Continue reading DevConf – South Africa – March 8th, 2016