droidcon london 2021 – High performance with idiomatic Kotlin

On October 29th, at droidcon London, I talked about how to achieve high performance with idiomatic Kotlin.

Multiple factors shape the experience of our users. However, nothing is more likely to drive users away than a poorly performing app and this is why we, as developers, should focus on continuously improving this attribute.

In my talk, I will emphasize the role of performance, how we can measure it, what are the main reasons that contribute to lower performance, and finally, how to use Kotlin to solve all these challenges.

Kotlin’s philosophy is to create a modern and pragmatic language for the industry, not an academic one. So I will focus on showing why developers love this language and how it could help us to build quality products by writing maintainable, secure, and expressive Kotlin code in an idiomatic way.

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Voxxed Days 2021 – High performance with idiomatic Kotlin

On October 22nd, at Voxxed Days Romania 2021, I talked about how to achieve high performance with idiomatic Kotlin.

Multiple factors shape the experience of our users. However, nothing is more likely to drive users away than a poorly performing app and this is why we, as developers, should focus on continuously improving this attribute.

In my talk, I will emphasize the role of performance, how we can measure it, what are the main reasons that contribute to lower performance, and finally, how to use Kotlin to solve all these challenges.

Kotlin’s philosophy is to create a modern and pragmatic language for the industry, not an academic one. So I will focus on showing why developers love this language and how it could help us to build quality products by writing maintainable, secure, and expressive Kotlin code in an idiomatic way.

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International Women’s Day 2021: Courage to create

On April 24th, 2021, I talked at “International Women’s Day 2021: Courage to create“, event organised by Women Techmakers Lviv and Women Techmakers Dnipro. My talk was about the “Courage to create a career in mobile development”.

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Co-organiser and Moderator – “Courage to create high performing remote teams “

On 25th of March, 2021, I co-organized the annual event of the Women Techmakers Romania community, International Women’s Day. This year our theme is based on the incredible strength and power women have shown in the face of adversity. We recognize that there were tremendous challenges over the past year, especially for women, from dealing with COVID to broader issues of racial justice and human rights. But we remain hopeful about the future and the belief that together our community can create positive change throughout the world.

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Speaker at iTEC – Building a career in Android Development


On 5th of March, 2021, I talked for a group of students about how to build a career in Android Development. It was a really nice experience and I enjoyed the opportunity to answer at their questions and to share the things I learned in my 10 years experience in software development.

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[DevCon] How to build a diverse & inclusive team

I recently presented this talk at DevCon edition on the Women in Tech online stage. I was honored and happy to be part of this event and to share my knowledge and experience about how to build a diverse and inclusive team.

My talk covered 3 main areas: what is diversity and inclusion, why they matter, and how to make diversity and inclusion a priority for the team you’re leading or you are part of by applying 5 best practices.

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[Maintainable Podcast] Building a Technical Leadership Career Around Teaching

I was honored to talk with Robby Russell (@robbyrussell) about technical leadership and maintainable code. It was my very first podcast. Hope the content is helpful: Magda Miu: Building a Technical Leadership Career Around Teaching.

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