This is Akshat. I am technologist based out of India. I am also the Author of few technical books mentioned below. I have extensive experience of Mobile, DevOps & Web development and have delivered many enterprises and consumer applications over the years.
Alongside writing code & building software, I frequently speak at conferences and meetups on various technologies. I have given talks at ReactNative EU, Cross Platform Mobile Summit, React JS Case Study Festival, TheDevTheory India, Devops@Scale Amsterdam, RubyConfIndia Pune, #inspect Conference brussels and was KeyNote speaker at technology leadership events in Bangkok & Kualalumpur.
Besides technology I like spending time with my family, reading amazing books and obsessive about healthy eating (you can find my Interview Here).
Have an idea to discuss or need help/guidance for your next app or just want to say Hi contact me here.
Serverless Web Applications with AWS Amplify: Build full-stack serverless applications using Amazing Web Services. Learn the fundamentals of serverless applications and how to take advantage of time-tested Amazon Web Services (AWS) to build scalable apps. This book shows you how to work with the key features of your applications with minimum code, simple CLI commands and one-click deployments.
AWS Amplify is the fastest and easiest way to build serverless web and mobile apps at scale, comprising tools and services that work independently and can be wired together to build scalable apps.”
The Ruby Workshop A Practical no-nonsense introduction to Ruby development. Learn by doing real-world development, supported by detailed step-by-step examples, screencasts and knowledge checks. Become a verified practitioner, building your credentials by completing exercises, activities and assessment checks, and get certified on completion.
React Native for Mobile Development Second edition of the first book to teach React Native for iOS development – fully updated to include ES7 (ECMAScript 7), the latest version of React Native (including Redux), and development on Android. Example-driven approach – learn by doing without any need to type or copy/paste – the (regularly updated) accompanying source code repo is available on GitHub
Practical React Native Build Two Full Projects and One Full Game using React Native.the book will give you “solid foundation of practical knowledge”, which is later used to build full projects and sliding puzzle game. You will learn not only Expo, React Navigation, and Redux, but also server-side technologies such as Node.JS and Socket.io.
Microservices in Action This is a practical book about building and deploying microservice-based applications. Written for developers and architects having solid grasp of service-oriented development. You’ll begin with an in-depth overview of microservice design principles, building on your knowledge of traditional systems. Then, you’ll start creating a reliable road to production.
Debug Ruby on Rails Apps like a Ninja If programming is a power debugging is the super power for any developer. In this talk i’ll take you through essentials of debugging any Ruby on Rails apps, common tools, libraries and gems used. We will learn with some live debugging of few real situations I was stuch and their resolution. Plan is that by end of this talk you will become a Ninja in debugging any Ruby on Rails app.
React Global Summit 2021
Real time video communication with ReactJS and WebRTC
With WebRTC, you can add real-time communication capabilities to your web applications. Video communication has become a critical feature with this wfh generation. In this talk, I will take you step by step how easy it is to build a video chat application using ReactJS and WebRTC. The talk will introduce you to standard WebRTC application architecture, servers involved, how to setup peer connections, discovering peers, and start streaming for a group call. We will implement all this with some live coding and demo using ReactJS.
React Native EU 2021 React Native EU is a single-track conference spread over two days (1st-2nd Sep) with speakers from React Native core team at Facebook, key contributors from Expo, Microsoft and more.
My talk is on the topic “Real-Time video communication made easy with React Native (and WebRTC)” in short how to build your own video conference app.
React JS Case Study Festival 21 React JS Case Study Festival is a 24hrs conference scheduled between 27th-28th April 2021 with talks and workshops. The conference has speakers from Facebook, Microsoft, AWS, Shopify and pretty much everyone working/contributing to React consistently.
My talk is on the topic “A case for Microinteraction and Animations in Mobile Apps with React Native” where I will talk about How micro-interactions with Animations are vital to the success of any modern mobile app.
Cross Platform Mobile Summit 2020 Cross-platform Mobile Summit 2020 is a single day conference which will be held on 13th November 2020. First speakers at the conference Senior Track beside me are from Flutter core team at Google, React Native for Widows team at Microsoft and other key contributors.
My talk was on the topic “Building apps not for many but for all: Accessibility with React Native” where I discussed talk about How to include Accessibility features in mobile apps using React Native for both iOS/Android.
Also, part of program comettee for React Native track.
React Native EU 2020 React Native EU is a premium react native conference that happens in Wroclaw every year (this year its virtual due to Covid pandemic). It’s a single track conference spread in two days 3rd-4th Sep. The conference had speakers from react native core team at Facebook along with other key contributors.
My talk is on the topic “Lets go 3D with React Native” where I will talk about How to build Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality apps with React Native.
The DevTheory Conference TheDevTheory is a tech conference where the developer community can meet and hear from some of the most inspiring speakers in the technology industry. I gave a talk on Microservice, Containers and Kubernetes and how they are a perfect match for scalable apps.
Invited Panalist Government of Rajasthan Festival of Education tweethon Invited panelist for Festival of Education initiative by Govt. of Rajasthan discussing Topic “Writing in Digital Age”. Along with other panel members like Mahesh Murthy, Prasoon Joshi, Shakti Salgaonker, Shekhar Gupta and more.
Interview with Dr.Berg on Keto Diet & Intermittent Fasting In this interaction with Dr.Berg I take you through my life altering journey into Keto Diet and IF. Learn how beneficial and easy it is to make this lifestyle change and become a better version of yourself.
KeyNote at CIO Matrix on Testing Strategies This talk focussed on how proper Testing strategy can save on budget and time. Practices like TDD helps in improving code quality, reduce time spent on rework and overall improves ability to identify errors and problems quicly.
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