DevFest 2016 [Live]

It’s 8am on Sunday, the 6th of November 2016. GDG Devfest being a global event,the Sri Lanka Season  just started at ICBT Auditorium, Bambalapitiya. This year, the event themed with Fast | Efficient | Secure | Tidy development of Android and Cloud Applications,GDG DevFest 2016  started off with nearly 100 participants for the Codelab sessions.The registration continued till 8.30am.   The first Codelab session,’Analytics for Firebase’ was conducted by Albert Padin (GDE for Cloud) started at 8.30am.He shared his knowledge on analytics using Firebase and user retention together with a very interactive hands-on session.”Today’s Codelab is a hunger game.Only few survive at last”, he told, emphasizing the importance of fighting with the code till you get the best output.Students were privileged to clarify their doubts during the hands-on session from the Google expert. Its 10.30 am, the next and final Codelabs session was conducted by Keshan Sodimana,Country Engineering Consultant at Google and Pasindu De Silva , Open Source Developer at Google on “Building your own TTS voice”. The intention of the session was to understand basics of Thrax, How to use it write text norm grammar rules and finally creating such TTS in your own. The participants eagerly gave their effort to reach this outcome and finally they were given opportunity to discuss and inquire on any explanations.   Its 12.15pm, the most awaited moment of the day, registrations...

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