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Monday, October 5 • 15:00 - 15:50
Extending Android's Platform Toolsuite - Karim Yaghmour, Opersys

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While Google does a great job at providing app developers with polished tools, its platform development tools are either lacking or undocumented at best. Combining this with the fact that Android is a fairly complex and undocumented code-base makes the delivery of Android-based products a challenging value-proposition.

This talk will explain the work we've done on creating more than half a dozen open source platform development tools for Android. We'll describe, for instance, how we've used the popular Node.js framework to create web-based platform tools for monitor binder interactions, processes and file operations. We'll also describe how we've created Java-based command line tools and packaged them as APKs by showing how the open source Reverse AIDL tool works.

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Karim Yaghmou

CEO, Opersys inc.
Karim is part serial entrepreneur, part unrepentant geek. He's most widely know for his O'Reilly books: "Building Embedded Linux Systems" and "Embedded Android". As an active member of the open source community since the mid-90's, he pioneered the world of Linux tracing with the Linux Trace Toolkit and introduced Adeos, one of the first nanokernels/hypervisors for Linux. As part of his work, he's had the privilege of working with teams from a... Read More →

Monday October 5, 2015 15:00 - 15:50
Liffey Meeting 2

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