Friday Hacks #244, September 15
Posted on by Parth Gujar
Food 🍕 will be served!
If you are unable to come join us physically, you are welcome to join us online!
1) From an Idea to a Product: How I Made My First Indie App
Have you thought of building your product before? Like many mobile developers, my first app was a weather app, built when I was a sophomore-student, but it’s probably pretty different from the one you use.
I will share some stories about my different roles in projects, and my continued love for making indie products.
Roc is a software engineer at TikTok and has published numerous apps for iOS and MacOS. He graduated with a dual-degree in Computer Science & Technology, and Business Administration.
2) From Zero to Thousands: Building a Tech Startup for DevOps and SREs and Joining Grafana
Learn the journey of building a tech startup for modern Incident Response Management, and how it eventually became part of Grafana Labs: an industry-leading observability company with millions of users. Discover the technologies chosen, challenges faced, and the stages of growth, to thousands of users.
Ildar is currently a principal engineer at Grafana Labs. Prior to this, he co-founded Amixr.IO in 2019 and worked at Cisco as a software engineer.