Speaker

Katie Barnett

Katie Barnett

Android Evangelist at Bilue | Google Developer Expert for Android | GDG Melbourne Co-Organiser | Women TechMakers Melbourne Ambassador

Melbourne, Australia

Katie is passionate about all things Android. She has taken on a wide variety of challenging projects including in the live event, media and travel space. Her favourite thing is to see someone having a delightful experience using something she has worked on. Katie is very active in the development community, she is a Google Developer Expert for Android, one of the organisers of GDG Melbourne and is a Women Techmakers Ambassador. She frequently runs events, speaks on technical and non-technical topics and enjoys writing blog posts to share her experience with others. Katie is based in Melbourne, Australia but loves to travel the world and outside of tech she enjoys boardgaming and attempting to finish many craft projects.

Awards

Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology

Topics

  • Android
  • Android Development
  • Developing Android Apps
  • Jetpack Compose
  • App Development
  • Wearables
  • Android Architecture
  • Android Unit Testing
  • Android Applications
  • Android Software Development
  • Android Tools
  • Women in Tech
  • Creating engaging community events
  • Foldable development

Power Previews with Jetpack Compose

How you can level up your Jetpack Compose Previews to display different device configurations, accessibility configurations, make use of preview parameters and even create screenshot tests straight from previews!

Taking Jetpack Compose animations to the next level

Explore complex Jetpack Compose AnimatedVisibility and Target Based animations to flip cards and make dialogs expand and contract.

Android Wear <3 Jetpack Compose

How to start using Jetpack Compose when developing Wear OS applications. What is different, what is the same and what fun you will have!

Developing for Foldables and Large Screens

Want to build an Android app that works well on the fancy foldable phones and new tablets? Learn what needs to be considered when building for these new form factors, what happens if you don't think about adaptive layouts and how to get started using Jetpack Compose.

Katie Barnett

Android Evangelist at Bilue | Google Developer Expert for Android | GDG Melbourne Co-Organiser | Women TechMakers Melbourne Ambassador

Melbourne, Australia