Conference for mobile developers
Russia, Saint-Petersburg, April 21-22, 2017Congress Centre PetroCongress, Lodeynopolskaya Str. 5
Kotlin is a marvelous alternative language for the JVM, aiming to improve usability of aging Java. While not exactly new, it has been quickly gaining adoption since its 1.0 release in 2016. Anton will give a brief introduction and present Puzzlers of Kotlin — the gotchas that you may encounter while digging deeper into the language. While Kotlin was in development for 6 years, and aimed to be a perfect practical language, like all other languages, it still has tricky parts that you don't find in the documentation.
Anton Keks is a software craftsman, co-founder of Codeborne, the only extreme programming shop in the region, frequent speaker at conferences, and a lecturer in Tallinn Technical University. He is also a strong believer in open-source software and agile development methodologies, author of a popular network tool — Angry IP Scanner, and a regular contributor to other open-source projects. Before founding Codeborne, Anton has led a team of developers of the award-winning internet-bank of Swedbank for 5 years, gradually introducing agile methods. During this time he has also co-founded Agile Estonia non-profit organization that organizes regular agile conferences in Estonia. During spare time he plays guitar, rides motorbike and travels to remote corners of the world.
Filipp has a wide experience in mobile software development: from enterprise applications to graphically intensive video games. He is an active participant of young mobile gamedev community trying to bring such professional techniques as lean development and test automation. He is a frequent speaker on tech conferences around Europe and Russia. Currently working in Creative Mobile company.