Strange Loop

Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2021


Union Station


St. Louis, MO

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Taming Android

Android is a challenging platform. The market is full of ugly applications that crash the instant you hold your phone sideways. We can do better! Through working code examples, this talk shows how to make amazing Android applications that defy expectations.

We won't waste any time on Hello, World in this session. Beginners may be exposed to uncomfortably realistic code, lifted directly from a world class Android application.

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Eric Burke

Eric Burke


Eric Burke is the St. Louis Engineering Manager and Android Tech Lead with Square. He's been programming Java since JDK 1.0 and before that wrote C++ for a living. He's particularly interested in mobile and UI development, and can't stand apps that suck.