Firebase Tutorial (Repeat)

Note: This is a repeat of the tutorial offered on Wed, Feb 7th, 2018.

To help students prepare for the upcoming Android hackathon, we are organizing a Firebase tutorial. Others who might not participate in the hackathon and have a general interest in Android mobile application development are also welcome to come.

Due to the popularity of this event, everyone must register in advance (registration form below) and only the first 40 attendees at the door will be permitted entry.

Prerequisites

Please bring your own laptop to this tutorial with Android Studio installed. Some familiarity with Android mobile application development is recommended.

The source files for this workshop can be found here https://goo.gl/4hpnyV.

Tutorial Overview

  • Brief overview of Android Studio (AS)
  • System prerequisites and installing AS on your laptop
  • Installing the Firebase plugin within AS
  • Follow along as instructors demo Firebase capabilities
  • Connecting Firebase to your project within AS
  • Q&A with tutorial instructors

Light snacks/beverages will be served.

Instructors

Dhivya Jayaraman
Currently a Master’s student at the Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University. My area of research is Natural Language Processing (NLP) focusing on extraction of summary from large datasets. Other area of interest includes Machine learning and Deep learning concepts. I also have 2 years of Industry experience in SAP.

Yamani Kakarla
Experienced Graduate Research Assistant with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in machine learning, Big data, Cognos, Data Mining, Data Warehousing, User Experience and Test Automation. Strong research professional with a Bachelor’s degree focused in Computer Science from Anna University.
REGISTER

Firebase Tutorial

To help students prepare for the upcoming Android hackathon, we are organizing a Firebase tutorial. Others who might not participate in the hackathon and have a general interest in Android mobile application development are also welcome to come.

Due to the popularity of this event, everyone must register in advance (registration form below) and only the first 40 attendees at the door will be permitted entry.

Prerequisites

Please bring your own laptop to this tutorial with Android Studio installed. Some familiarity with Android mobile application development is recommended.

The source files for this workshop can be found here https://goo.gl/4hpnyV.

Tutorial Overview

  • Brief overview of Android Studio (AS)
  • System prerequisites and installing AS on your laptop
  • Installing the Firebase plugin within AS
  • Follow along as instructors demo Firebase capabilities
  • Connecting Firebase to your project within AS
  • Q&A with tutorial instructors

Light snacks/beverages will be served.

Instructors

Dhivya Jayaraman
Currently a Master’s student at the Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University. My area of research is Natural Language Processing (NLP) focusing on extraction of summary from large datasets. Other area of interest includes Machine learning and Deep learning concepts. I also have 2 years of Industry experience in SAP.

Yamani Kakarla
Experienced Graduate Research Assistant with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in machine learning, Big data, Cognos, Data Mining, Data Warehousing, User Experience and Test Automation. Strong research professional with a Bachelor’s degree focused in Computer Science from Anna University.
REGISTER

Microsoft Cognitive Services Intelligent App Challenge

Want to make your apps more intelligent with minimal additional work? Today’s cloud has the power to help you create something more human, and Microsoft Cognitive Services let you build apps with powerful algorithms using just a few lines of code. In this Intelligent Apps Challenge, learn about the characteristics of an intelligent app and see what’s possible with contextual vision, facial analysis, speech, knowledge, language, and search. Then build your own intelligent app for a chance to win a Kinect for Windows sensor!

This workshop will be presented by Sage Franch, Tech Evangelist at Microsoft and Dal CS alum. Bring your résumés, Sage will be collecting them and passing directly to the recruiter! For more information on careers and internships at Microsoft, visit https://careers.microsoft.com/ .

Presented by Microsoft in partnership with Dalhousie Microsoft Student Partner Keerthana Kumar, Dal CS Society, and ShiftKey Labs.

Please visit the Dal CS Society Facebook Event page for the latest information.