Author Archives: Kio

2017 Recap

Welp, another year has flown by, and I have to say this has been THE MOST EXCITING year of my entire freaking life! Before I get started, I want to say that this post is going to be a bit … Continue reading

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2016 Recap

I can’t believe that 2016 is coming to a close! This has been quite a year with a lot of really exciting moments. One of the most exciting moments was being named one of the Denver Business Journal’s “40 Under … Continue reading

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Jackson JSON Parser

Parsing a JSON response into a Java object is a super common task in Android development.  If you are fortunate enough to have a well-formed JSON response that would make sense being modeled directly as a Java object, then using a … Continue reading

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Fragmented Episode 43

I’m super excited to share that I was on the Fragmented Podcast again, this time for their Google I/O special.  Kaushik interviewed several amazing Android developers over the course of two podcasts, and I am honored to be listed next … Continue reading

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Google I/O 2016

I just got back from a FANTASTIC week in Mountain View for Google I/O 2016! It was my 3rd I/O (I went in 2015 and 2014), and I think it was my favorite. I was skeptical about getting sunburned in the … Continue reading

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Fragmented Episode 40

I am very excited to share that I was on Episode 40 of Fragmented! Fragmented is an excellent podcast run by Kaushik Gopal and Donn Felker, two amazing Android developers. They interview other Android developers and chat about everything Android. … Continue reading

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Droidcon Italy

In April I had the extreme honor of speaking at Droidcon Italy, in the beautiful city of Torino!  It was fantastic to see old developer friends I’ve met at other European conferences, and meet several new ones.  I’ve also now officially … Continue reading

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Accessibility Testing on Android

I published a blog post today on the thougbot technical blog about four simple ways you can test your Android app’s accessibility. Check it out over here!

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New Page: Reading

During my Denver Business Journal 40 Under 40 interview, I was asked what I would have been voted “Most Likely to be… ” during my senior year of high school. My answer? “Most likely to have my nose in a book!” … Continue reading

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Droidcon SF & 40 Under 40

A few weeks ago I had a whirlwind two days, attending the Denver Business Journal 40 Under 40 awards ceremony Thursday evening, then flying off that night to Droidcon San Fransisco where I spoke on Friday!  It was epic, but … Continue reading

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