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Where I write about security and tech how-tos

Hybrid Development - 22 May 2019

Mostly on social media I advise against building hybrid apps. I have used ionic, react native (RN), and Xamarin in my mobile app career. I feel that it is really bad to advise against something without explaining the why. I’m going to explain why I advise against hybrid development, but also when to use it and which platform I recommend.

What a time to love Android and Google - 14 Apr 2019

I’m writing this after Google IO ‘19 because I know I have a 1 week window before I start disliking them. 🙃 I’m going to talk about the most exciting things that came out of the conference and why you too should be excited.

This is Really Happening - 07 Apr 2019

Here I am 6 days out before I present at bsides Nashville. I’m not the first speaker on my track so that’s cool but I’m also not in the middle. That’s right, I’m the last speaker. That means I have to keep myself calm all day. I’m excited for this change but I’m also really nervous. It’s a mix of imposter syndrome and the fact that I don’t really like public speaking.

Android Malware Analysis Presentation Prep - 06 Mar 2019

I stated in a previous post that I had one of my CFP (Call for Papers) proposals accepted. The following is the accepted proposal:

CFP: What I Learned - 12 Feb 2019

The end of last year I submitted 2 conference proposals. Talking at a conference I think is a necessary evil. I don’t really like it BUT I want to start sharing my knowledge in person. 1 of my proposals got denied and at first I didn’t understand why but I then I saw the proposals for the 2nd conference and totally understood. I’m going to use this post to talk about what I learned so all your proposals can be accepted in the future.