Looking deep into how an android app can help in growth and survival of early-stage startups. About 2 weeks ago, I was invited to give a talk on Technical Entrepreneurship at PAF-KIET University, Karachi to their students. Usually my talks are about either Android development or open source. But this one was different. Organizers asked me to talk something about entrepreneurship. And after doing some research and thinking, I decided to focus on Android as the growth tool in startups’ early days.

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A talk and live-coding session given at SMIU University, Karachi organized by SMIU DSC Team Few days ago, on 18th December, 2019 I was invited to give a talk and live-coding session at Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU), Karachi by their Computer Science department faculty. The event was organized by the SMIU Developer Students Club (DSC) team lead by a very nice and capable student Zubair Ansari. #carbonads { font-family: -apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont, "

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A Year of Open Source, Public Speaking, New Job, New House, and the Big NEWS! Me, giving a talk about Flutter Originally posted on my Medium profile. 2018 was a great year for me, both personally and professionally. Last year when I wrote my first year in review, I didn’t know the real impact of these reflections and year-in-reviews. But it has helped me in fighting my self imposter syndrome, holding myself accountable (at least to my inner me), keeping a log for myself, and most importantly, seeing how I improve myself as a person and as a developer over the years.

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Next Stop: Flutter

My first talk on Flutter vs. Other Frameworks Me giving talk on Flutter I recently shared with you about Pakistan’s first Flutter meetup in Karachi. Well, it happened on 10th November, 2018. Flutter Meetup #1 — Karachi It was organized by Flutter Karachi in collaboration with 10 Pearls University as venue partner. There were about 40+ persons who attended the meetup. More than 75% were professionals in various tech such as web development, mobile development, backend etc.

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I have always been more focused on writing and reading medium than the listening and speaking. But, recently I have started giving talks and doing public speaking a little. And I must say that I have been enjoying it a lot. And then an opportunity knocked my door and presented an other option for me to explore. That was podcasting and sharing my knowledge through audio channels. I have never created or talked in any podcast, so I was curious and interested at same time to explore this and see how this plays for me.

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Wajahat Karim

Android Developer. Open Source Contributor. Writer. Speaker

Senior Android Developer

Karachi, Pakistan