G. Blake Meike

G. Blake Meike
V.P., Engineering, Open Mobile World Wide

Website | @callmeike

I am an engineer with more than 30 years of experience, much of it with Java. I’ve built systems as large as Amazon’s massively scalable AutoScaling service and as small as a pre-Android OSS/Linux based Java-like platform for cell-phones. I’m also co-author of the fantastic new O’Reilly book, “Programming Android”


Location: F150 Level: Intermediate
G. Blake Meike (Open Mobile World Wide)
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The mobile platform adds new challenges to concurrent programming making it much more like what used to be called "real time programming". The Android OS addresses these challenges with three frameworks: a managed application lifecycle, the Looper class, and the AsyncTask template. But is it enough? Read more.


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