At Starling, engineering is a big part of what we do. It's all about building stuff – smart stuff, helpful stuff and never-been-done-before stuff – that helps our customers manage their money more easily. A fully licensed and regulated bank, Starling offers personal, business, joint and euro mobile accounts on Android and iOS. We have more than 650,000 customers, all of whom have access to our in-app Marketplace – a curated selection of third party financial services such as pensions, mortgages and insurance.
We also offer groundbreaking B2B banking and payments services as well as Banking-as-a-Service. After a distinguished career working in senior leadership at some of the world’s best-known financial heavyweights, Starling’s chief executive Anne Boden launched Starling in 2014 and built the bank from scratch. A computer scientist by training, she spotted earlier than most the opportunity for digital technology to transform the way people manage their finances.
Pushing Dynamic Features Your Users Want, As Quick As They Want Them
Featuring Raul Hernandez Lopez
Many successful Android apps offer multiple features and components that work together to provide a great user experience. Although you want all prospective users to have the ability to install your app, this may not be possible due to limitations in storage and network connection, especially in...dynamic-features reliability ux modularisation mobile kotlin android
Cosmos: How to create a better Scalable UI
Featuring Artem Rudoi
At Badoo they are developing several applications for millions of users across the world and lots of features are run with A/B tests. Due to the specific nature of this case a combination of speed and quality of development is critical for them. However, given such a large code base, the large...android mobile designsystems ui architecture
Having a Voice on Android: How hard can it be?
Featuring Paul-Louis Nech
Mobile is a leading platform that keeps growing (amounting today to 52% of web traffic and half of online shopping), no wonder voice interfaces are met with success there. And with half of all voice interactions taking place on mobile, you see many original ideas being developed in this field.android mobile assistants conversational design use-cases ux voiceui
Keynote: Building An Accessible Smart Guitar For The Deaf, Blind and Mute
Featuring Joe Birch
Joe has always loved playing guitar - but he feel it's something that's always been taken for granted. Whilst he was able to pick up a guitar and start teaching himself how to play, that experience might not be the same for everyone. That's why Joe decided to build a smart, accessible...mobile google-actions google-cloud smart-guitar android
Image Loading With Fresco: 4 Years Later
Featuring Alexander Oprisnik
Fresco is an open-source library from Facebook that makes it easy for you to display images in your Android apps. In this session, Alexander, a core maintainer of Fresco, will talk about how the library has evolved in-step with its popularity by gaining new features while also losing weight and...library opensource images mobile apis fresco android
Overview of Biometric Auth
Featuring Michael Bailey
Allowing users to login with Biometric Auth (fingerprint) in your app can help with both ease of use and security, but there are many “gotchas” to implementing fingerprint authentication across a wide variety of devices. During this talk Michael will explore how to add fingerprint authentication,...mobile androidx-biometricprompt biometric-auth android
Featuring Marcin Moskala
You don’t need to have any experience with development to get upset when the application you use crashes, or when there is an error on a website that does not let you check out after you spent an hour collecting products into a basket. Having fewer crashes makes the lives of both users and...kotlin mobile android
Do the Loco-MotionLayout: Building animations with MotionLayout
Featuring Michael Scamell
You’ve heard, seen or witnessed the buzz around MotionLayout. But what does it look like in real life? What are some of its current limitations? How easy is it to use? Are the demos that you’ve seen actually possible? Or is it all a ruse? In this session, you’ll use MotionLayout to develop an...ux customattributes keyattributes motionscene mobile android constraintlayout transitions animations motionlayout
Reverse-Engineering apps on the device - how far can we go?
Featuring Jeb Ware
As Android developers, you know that your app is insulated from other apps in the device by the Android Application Sandboxing model. But the reality is that this sandbox only protects your data. Your APK is completely exposed to other apps, including resources, assets, and code. Jeb wanted to...android-application-sandbox apk mobile android reverse-engineering security