October Meetup

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October Meetup

2019-10-17 | Laurence de Villers | Meetup

Wednesday, October 23th, 2019!

We have a special meetup this month! It will be held by our sponsor onepoint!
They are providing food and drinks  🎉

606, rue Cathcart, Office 400, Montréal (Québec) H3B 1K9


  • 18:00 Socializing!
  • 18:30 Test-driven development in Android by Illias Kondratov
  • 19:15 Break
  • 19:30 Doze Mode and App Standby by Graeme Campbell



Test-driven development in Android

Level: Beginner

by Illia Kondratov

Introduction for people who never tried TDD or unit testing before, or struggle with some part of it. We’ll cover benefits, discuss best practices and see what people mean when they say “it’s better to have unit-tests here”.


7 years in Android development, 3 years in TDD

Doze Mode and App Standby

Level: Intermediate

by Graeme Campbell, Octave Group

Since Doze and App Standby were introduced in version 6.0 (Marshmallow), Android has been trying to preserve battery life by limiting the amount of processing that apps are allowed to perform when they are in the background, and when the phone is not in active use. This talk will help developers understand these limitations, and know how to work with Doze mode to provide a better user experience.


Graeme has been working as a software engineer for 15 years, and started learning the Android platform in 2012. He is currently working as a mobile developer at Octave Group, creating music and entertainment products under the brand names TouchTunes and PlayNetworks.