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Barcamp Philly 2014

I was inspired by three different sources to give a talk at Barcamp this past Saturday.

First, I attended the inaugural Write/Speak/Code conference last year. During the Write day, we learned how to own our expertise and write op ed columns (something that’s on my short term goal list). The Speak day was all about the mechanics of drafting and submitting talks. (Pam Selle and I spoke on the Code day about feminist models for open source participation).
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Managing Static and Dynamic Fragments

When reading the reviews on one of the Android books I recommend, I came across this question:

I read the chapter on UI and the section on fragments. I followed the given example step by step and got it to work. So far so good. I then attempted to build my own solution of dynamically adding fragments to a layout. I’m none the wiser as to how to reference the views within each dynamically added fragment. The 3 things I really want to know about any control: (1) how to add statically, (2) how to add dynamically, (3) how to reference any view I place into the UI.

Fragments can be a tricky subject! I’ll break down the difference between static and dynamic fragments in this post to give you a better idea of how they work.
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Android 101: A Crash Course

Chariot Solutions, my new employer, has a nifty day of learning called Chariot Day. This Saturday, Charioteers will give 45 minute presentations on a broad spectrum of topics, including enterprise Java techniques, mobile, and Arduinos.

Originally I had planned to use it as practice for my Philly ETE talk, but instead I’m trying out material for my Skillshare class (which I can also use for my Android Girl Develop It class).

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