Filip Babić

Google Developer Expert for Android & Kotlin, Book author, mentor, teacher and content creator

Talk Title

Templating Success – How we went from prototyping an SDK to serving billions of customers

Room

Lovelace

Date

27.10.2022

Time

16:30 > 40 min

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If you've ever wondered what's the process behind building an SDK or library for public use, then you might also be interested in how to do it for more than 10 different technologies and platforms, while serving billions of users all over the world!

In this session, we'll go talk about how Stream started with its Chat product, which SDKs we built initially and how and what we had to do to scale our process to serve all modern platforms and technologies.

We'll talk about the obstacles we found while building those SDKs and what we did differently for our Compose SDK, which served as a prototype that we applied to several other platforms.

All of this will give you insight into how the startup world works and give you important tips to build your own product.

Speaker Bio

Filip Babic is a senior Android developer from Croatia, and a Google Developer Expert for Android & Kotlin. He’s currently working on building awesome things with Jetpack Compose, teaching people about topics in Android and Kotlin and sharing his knowledge in various types of community engagement.

Altruistic when it comes to consulting and mentoring, trying to give help to everyone, whenever possible, motivated by the ideology that the Android ecosystem we live in is only as good as we make it. Writing a large number of articles, tutorials, and guides, both through self-publication on Medium and through the RayWenderlich team. With his writing peaking, as he became an author for the book Kotlin Coroutines by Tutorials – the first, and one of the very few, Kotlin-Coroutine-related book out there, under the RayWenderlich publication, as well as being a project manager for the Jetpack Compose by Tutorials book.

A highly community-driven individual, holding over twenty different talks in Croatia and heading over to four global conferences, having applied to many more to come. He is also passionately involved in the local IT community in Osijek, being the lead Meetup and GDG Osijek chapter organizer, trying to generate as much positive energy and content for both the new developers and the veterans.

He also organizes the Android Developer Academy in Osijek, a free, voluntary initiative, to promote the teaching and education of new prospective Android developers. Filip currently lives in Osijek, Croatia.

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