On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 4:44 PM, gabrielle <gorthx(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> When: 7-9pm Thu June 21, 2012
> Where: Iovation
> Who: Daniel Johnson
> What: Databases from Android
> Daniel Patrick Johnson works with many technologies. Since early 2011
> this has included Kinect controlled rockem sockem robots
> desktop applications in C++
> (https://github.com/teknotus/C---QT-Geoloqi-Client), gstreamer, web
> server migrations, USB drivers, wireless interfaces for
> microcontrollers, Android, Ruby on Rails, and Puppet. Generally
> working on whatever is interesting, or pays the bills.
> Here's Daniel's description of his talk:
> "On the Android platform responsiveness, minimizing resource use, and
> fault tolerance are valued much higher than overall performance.
> Android applications are recommended to use a local database both as a
> way to persist data in case of application termination, or network
> connection error, and as a caching mechanism to minimize network
> usage. This introduces a significant amount of extra work for the
> developer, and the sync issues may significantly affect the design of
> the server side database, and API.
> Android libraries try to make this easier. My talk will introduce
> concepts with code so that you can get started right away."
> Our meeting will be held at Iovation, on the 32nd floor of the US
> Bancorp Tower at 111 SW 5th (5th & Oak). It's right on the Green &
> Yellow Max lines. Underground bike parking is available in the
> parking garage; outdoors all around the block in the usual spots. No
> bikes in the office, sorry!
> Building security will close access to the floor at 7:30.
> After-meeting beer location TBD. See you there!
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