Building Android at Ludicrous Speed

Breakout - Main Floor 11:50am

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* The naive way Android apps are built (and why it is slow).
* Where the opportunities for improvement are and how Buck capitalizes on them.
* How we use exopackage (http://facebook.github.io/buck/article/exopackage.html) to take things a step further and make incremental Android development insanely fast.

Michael Bolin, Facebook

Michael is a software engineer at Facebook where he created Buck, an open source build system for Android (and more!). Prior to his most recent work on Android tools, he focused on JavaScript tools and web development at Google. Michael is also the author of "Closure: The Definitive Guide" (O'Reilly 2010).

David Reiss, Facebook

David Reiss is a software engineer at Facebook, where he works on the Android app and development tools for Android.