Mobile @ Reddit / Author of Android books
Case Study: How Android Platform @ Reddit learned to stop worrying and embrace DevX
11:50 > 40 min
Successful platform teams are often caretakers of the developer experience and productivity. Explore some of the ways that the Reddit platform team has evolved its tooling and processes over time, and how we turned a platform with multi-hour build times into a hive of modest efficiency. Hear about what worked, what challenges were faced, and learn how you can help your organization evolve successfully over time, no matter the scale.
What We Monitor & How We Measure
* Quantitative and Qualitative Measures
Approaches that improved our local build experience
* Better Code Organization
* Addressing the Pain of Context Switching
* Improved Build Times & Tools for Success
* Preventing Downstream Failures
Approaches that improved our CI build experience
* Improved Workflow Organization
* Faster Runtimes / Parallelism / Sharding
* Improved Stability & Interactivity
* Self-Serve Tooling & Awareness (Bots, so many bots)
Approaches that improved our test coverage and app quality
* Introducing a Full Testing Pyramid
* Observability and Enforcement of Code Coverage
Adopting Jetpack Compose @ Scale
09:00 > 00 min
Over the last couple years, thousands of apps have embraced Jetpack Compose for building their Android apps. While everyone is using the same library, the approach they've taken in adopting it is really different on each team. There's a lot of nuance in how one approaches a migration of this size and the difficulty is amplified when you are doing this at scale.
This panel discussion brings together engineers working on popular apps that are using Compose and their experience in coordinating it's adoption.