Esra Kadah (@esrakadah) is working as a Software Engineer, and she loves working with Flutter. She wants to build amazing communities and inspire people with tech & communication. She has been in communities and organizations for over 6 years and has been a developer for 4 years. In short, she is a developer who has a community lover hat. She is also organizing and co-hosting events in Flutteristas, CMX Istanbul, and Google Developer Groups Cloud Istanbul, Flutter Istanbul, Women Techmakers. She is specifically interested in wearable devices and tracking health data, living in a healthy way in all aspects. In her spare time, she loves playing instruments, going for a walk in nature, and doing exercises.
Coding Outside the Box: The Developer’s Role in User Experience and Design Systems
16:20 > 20 min
As developers, we're often tasked with implementing, not designing, the user journey. But what if we could do both? 🤷🏼♀️
In this talk, we'll explore the untapped potential of developers in shaping and enhancing user experience. We'll delve into the power of design systems and their role in creating consistent, efficient, and impactful user interfaces. We'll also uncover some often overlooked design issues, such as inconsistent usages, wrong implementations addressing their impact on accessibility and overall design quality. Furthermore, we will also tackle the common communication hurdles between developers and product teams, and how to overcome them. By embracing these aspects, developers can truly think outside the box, bringing an essential perspective to their teams and creating applications that resonate deeply with users. Let's code, design, and communicate better together.
🔑 Key Takeaways:
- Understanding the design systems deeper
- How to prioritize user experience and user journey
- How to expand your role as a developer and contribute to your app beyond coding
- Bridging the gap between developer & product team, and overcome the challenges
10:20 > 40 min
Join the Flutteristas as they discuss the world of Flutter and Dart as well as challenges faced in the industry by female and non-binary individuals and how they are breaking through barriers.