Kurt Nelson

Information & Communications Technology

Android Software Development Mobile Development

San Francisco, California, United States

The Dangers of SharedPreferences: An API allegory

SharedPreferences has been in the framework and recommended since day 1. However, it has some hidden nuances and pitfalls that can lead to flakiness in production.

Learn when you should use it and how to write robust APIs with it.


Kurt Nelson

Senior Software Engineer & Android Xoogler

Kurt has been working with Android at the framework and application level since 2010 and bought a Motorola Xoom. At Google, he worked on Glass, Google Buds and the internal application framework used by apps such as Tez & Google Go. He has taught Android to Software Engineers at many top tech companies as a Big Nerd Ranch instructor.
He currently lives in SF and works for Uber on mobile foundations that makes writing high-quality application code as easy as possible.

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