Friday Hacks #180, September 20: Good Practices & Efficient Mobile Multilingual Search

Posted on by Raynold Ng

Date/Time: Friday, Sep 20 at 6:30pm
Venue: Town Plaza Seminar Room 5, UTown, NUS
Free pizza is served before the talks.
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Release good practices or how not to be paged at 3am

Talk Description:

Whether you write code that changes the color of a button or solves Traveling Salesman, it is only useful when released to the world. Here are some (hard earned) tips on how you can do it safer and don’t burn your company/pet project/credibility to the ground.

Speaker Profile

Linh graduated from NUS SoC in 2015 and spent a few years at Facebook as a Data Engineer and then Software Engineer. As a NOC alumni (Israel and Singapore) the startup world eventually pulled him back and now he’s a software engineer at BasisAI

Efficient Multilingual Search on Mobile Devices

Talk Description:

In this talk, we will explore different approaches to efficiently index, tokenize, and fetch out search results from on-device SQLite databases. We will also discuss strategies to handle non-standard languages such as Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Cyrillic, etc, and algorithms/data structures to use in-place of SQLite for advanced use cases such as pinyin search.

Speaker Profile

Vu is a NUS Computer Science alumnus, and is now working in Sea as an iOS developer.

Please RSVP at our Facebook event here if you are coming so we know how many people to cater for.

See you there!

Supported by:

NUS Enterprise

The HANGAR by NUS Enterprise — the campus hub for entrepreneurs.

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