Ahmed Tikiwa

Senior Software Engineer & Android Tech Lead, passionate about building software solutions that make ...  
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2021

Sep 28, 2021
Sep 28, 2021
Started mentoring
Am excited to announce that I have been chosen to participate in the Exchange with Google Developers program for the upcoming DevFest 2021 pilot as a Mentor! https://events.withgoogle.com/exchange-with-google-developers/

Exchange with Google Developers gives community organizers a platform to create tailored learning and self-development opportunities for mentees based on their specific requests addressed by mentors in a live mentoring session.

Applications are open to be a mentor or mentee.

Mentors:
 Developers willing to contribute as mentors to the community, driving social impact in the ecosystem. The golden rule is that they need to be knowledgeable on the subject of mentoring they’ll provide. Typically GDGs, GDEs, WTM ambassadors, GDSCs leads and Accelerator mentors are a good place to start when thinking about mentors.

Mentees:
 Developers (beginners or experienced), aiming for a better understanding of Google Technologies, learning resources, use cases and best practices. You’re going to be expected to specify your technical challenge in your application.

#learning #opportunities #community #development #googledevelopers #education #mentoring #socialimpact #googledevelopermentors

Sep 26, 2021
Sep 26, 2021
Featured on Kotlin Weekly
Published a Medium post
My article "Jetpack Compose: Adding a Hilt ViewModel to the Navigation graph" was featured on Kotlin Weekly #269
Sep 01, 2021
Sep 01, 2021
Built something new
Featured in an article
Trakt.tv is a platform that primarily keeps track of TV shows and movies you watch. Developed by a great team, the platform is widely used across the world.

This week my app, Upnext: TV Series Manager has been featured as one of the Android apps that make use of the Trakt API! See https://www.trakt.tv/apps Truly a proud moment as a software engineer having your passion project featured this way. Thank you Trakt. Upnext is proud to use your service.
Aug 21, 2021
Aug 21, 2021
Received my first coronavirus vaccine
Covid19 vaccine
Just received my software upgrade...Pfizer 1 of 2 loading....

If you are between 18 and 34 vaccinations are now open in South Africa, be sure to get your shot. Help make a difference. Get your vaccine

#covid #vaccine #pfizer #covidvacccine
Aug 06, 2021
Aug 06, 2021
Learning Jetpack Compose
Jetpack Compose
Obtained a certificate
+ 1
Completed "Jetpack Compose Crash Course for Android using Kotlin"
https://www.udemy.com/certificate/UC-54c32e73-eac0-4cca-9d14-e7845969e3ce/
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