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Rebecca Franks

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BONUS - Quarantine in Wuhan with Rebecca Franks

Made For This with Jennie Allen

This episode is eye-opening. Hopeful. Real. We get the opportunity to hear from a new friend who lives in Wuhan, China and her family’s experience through this Coronavirus pandemic. Read her original post here: https://www.instagram.com/p/B9r0ss4hNRc/


7 Apr 2020

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Rebecca Franks – on staff at an international school in Wuhan, China, on how the Lord has sustained her family while being on quarantine and lockdown in their apartment building for weeks.

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3 Apr 2020

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Episode 28: Fun with Canvas with Rebecca Franks from Over

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Hannes talked to Rebecca Franks how the Over android app uses canvas to create an interactive editor. Rebecca shared some tips and tricks how to work efficiently with Canvas, Bitmaps, which architecture Rebecca's team has chosen and how they test their app. Links: Android Canvas APIs with Kotlin and KTX Building Responsive / Resizable Android UIs for ChromeOS Graphical editor with masking Animations with MotionLayout inside the Over app Over Android App Guests Rebecca Franks: Twitter, GitHub, blog Hosts Hannes Dorfmann: Twitter, GitHub, blog Discussion Give us your opinion on the episode!


18 Apr 2019

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How to Start with Public Speaking - Hosting Rebecca Franks

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There are so many reasons to engage with public speaking! But how to start? How to get into your first conference?  Britt Barak hosts Rebecca Franks to share some tips from their own experiences. Rebecca Franks is a Google Developer Expert for Android. She is an Android Engineer at Over, based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Read more about her work at riggaroo.co.za Britt Barak is a Google Developer Expert for Android as well, originally from Tel Aviv, newly based in London. She's a part of Nexmo's Developer Relations & Experience team. More of her content is on brittbarak.com


14 Apr 2019

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081: Talking Android Things with Rebecca Franks

Fragmented - The Software Podcast

It is the world of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Google's answer to that is the Android Things. In this episode, we talk to the amazing Rebecca Franks. She explains how Android things works and talks of some of the adventures and examples she's embarked on with Android Things. If you've had that hobby Raspberry Pi or Arduino board lying around and not sure how to put it to use, this episode's for you. Show Notes Ep 42 - Google IO episode Rebecca's blog posts: Distributed Piano with Android Things Electricity Monitoring app with Android Things Hardware basics for the Software Engineer Android Things Developer Kits Arduino Starter Kit (includes the h/w book she recommends) Android Things - official github repo Android things Contrib drivers - (e.g. button gradle dependency) Sponsors Kobiton Contact @riggaroo and riggaroo.co.za @fragmentedcast [twitter.com] @donnfelker and +DonnFelker @kaushikgopal and +KaushikGopalIsMe


1 May 2017

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Episode 39 - Android with Rebecca Franks

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Kenneth, Kevin and Len are joined by Rebecca Franks to discuss the world of mobile development for Android, Google's developer platform and her recent Google Developer Expert accolade.We take a dive into all things Android, starting with the Play Store and the impact that's made on the app ecosystem before going into the more technical details of building and testing Android apps and the tooling behind it. We speak through some of the nuances of building against Android's APIs and look at alternatives to Java and the ability to interop with native code through Android's NDK.Follow Rebecca online:Twitter: https://twitter.com/riggarooBlog: http://riggaroo.co.za/Android Studio - http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.htmlGoogle Play Store - https://play.google.com/storeApple App Store - https://itunes.apple.com/za/genre/ios/id36A/B testing in the Google Play Store - http://bit.ly/1MYZJJxBookdash - Rebecca's App - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.bookdash.androidAndroid API levels - http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/manifest/uses-sdk-element.htmlAndroid Support Repository - http://developer.android.com/tools/support-library/setup.htmlBrowserstack - https://www.browserstack.comGenymotion - https://www.genymotion.com/Google test lab - https://developers.google.com/cloud-test-lab/Espresso - https://google.github.io/android-testing-support-library/docs/espresso/Mockito - http://mockito.org/Android Marshmallow permissions - http://developer.android.com/training/permissions/requesting.htmlUnderstanding Battery Usage in your Android App - http://riggaroo.co.za/understanding-battery-usage-android-app/IntelliJ - https://www.jetbrains.com/idea/Dalvik - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dalvik_(software)Kotlin - https://kotlinlang.org/Gradle - http://gradle.org/Xtend - http://www.eclipse.org/xtend/Xtendroid - https://github.com/tobykurien/XtendroidCordova - https://cordova.apache.org/React Native - https://facebook.github.io/react-native/Android NDK - http://developer.android.com/tools/sdk/ndkGoogle Developer Expert - https://developers.google.com/experts/Local Android developer spots:GDG Cape Town - http://www.meetup.com/Google-Developer-Group-Cape-Town-Meetup/GDG Pretoria - https://developers.google.com/groups/chapter/117599647232533838312/GDG Johannesburg - https://developers.google.com/groups/chapter/102185667048205980695/Johannesburg Android Usergroup - http://www.meetup.com/androidug-joburg/PicksKenneth:AfrikaBurn - http://www.afrikaburn.comLen:Durable Queue - https://github.com/Factual/durable-queueRebecca:Android Weekly - http://androidweekly.net/Riggaroo blog - http://riggaroo.co.za/Kevin:Evening of Mastery - http://stream.drivenalliance.com/events/AnEveningOfMastery/Clean Code - http://www.amazon.com/Clean-Code-Handbook-Software-Craftsmanship/dp/0132350882The Clean Coder - http://www.amazon.com/Clean-Coder-Conduct-Professional-Programmers/dp/0137081073Working Effectively with Legacy Code - http://www.amazon.com/Working-Effectively-Legacy-Michael-Feathers/dp/0131177052Refactoring - http://www.amazon.com/Refactoring-Improving-Design-Existing-Code/dp/0201485672The Deep Synergy between Testability and Good Design - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cVZvoFGJTUThanks for listening!Stay in touch:* Socialize - https://twitter.com/zadevchat & http://facebook.com/ZADevChat/* Suggestions and feedback - https://github.com/zadevchat/ping* Subscribe and rate in iTunes - http://bit.ly/zadevchat-itunes


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