Geek Speaks

at GeekyAnts
We believe in sharing our knowledge with everyone and that is exactly what we do in our weekly internal geek-speak. Watch our geek speaks below and learn new things with our geeks.
Understanding Principles of Design in Visual Design
Understanding Principles of Design in Visual Design
Principles of Design are a few sets of rules that a designer can follow to make a visual composition (e.g. UI or graphic design deliverable) more aesthetically appealing. It also focuses on the accessibility and usability aspect of a visual composition.
Affordances and Signifiers
Affordances and Signifiers
When designing any product, be it physical or digital, affordances play a major role in enabling the users to use the product, the way it was intended to, without any instructions. And signifiers, help make the affordances prominent enough for the users to not miss them. In this episode of GeekSpeak, Rati and Harshita talk about affordances and signifiers and explain their significance in the final product's UI/UX.
Rethinking React Native Architecture
Rethinking React Native Architecture
React Native usually uses the bridge architecture to enable the native code to interact with the JavaScript code. JSI (JavaScript Interface) stands to totally eliminate the need for a bridge. In this episode of GeekSpeak, Darshan Ponikar, Software Engineer - I, GeekyAnts, talks about JSI, it;'s advantages over the bridge architecture, and explains its implications for the devs.
Introduction to Spring Boot
Introduction to Spring Boot
You may have heard of Spring Boot, but what exactly is it? In this episode of GeekSpeak, Kunchok Tashi, software engineer III, gives an introduction to Spring Boot, explains about its installation, lists down its features and components.
Severpod - Backend solution in Dart
Severpod - Backend solution in Dart
Serverpod, a web and app server, that allows you to write the server-side code in Dart. This makes it built, exclusively for the Flutter ecosystem. In this episode of GeekSpeak, Rohit Agarwal, Software Engineer - III, GeekyAnts, talks about Serverpod, explains how to install it, lists down its characteristics, and in the ens discusses its future.
Speekup
Speekup
We, at GeekyAnts, are always experimenting, especially with any new tech that we manage to get our hands on. Twitter offers Spaces, a live audio conversation platform, where people can schedule and hold online chat sessions, which anyone can join. The idea really struck our geeks, and they decided to give it a whirl. And the result is speekup: A live-conversation platform inspired by Twitter Spaces. In this video, Asmit Srivastava and Ashish Gour talk about speekup, the idea behind it, and how it was developed.
Mobile App Instrumentation
Mobile App Instrumentation
With a majority of users using mobile as their primary device, to browse the internet, the need for mobile applications to perform well is now more than ever. In this GeekSpeak session, Gaurabh talks about the various factors that are important to mobile apps, how they affect the performance of the apps and what can be done to fix those, for a delightful experience.
Omnichannel Experience Design
Omnichannel Experience Design
Your brand image speaks volumes about your company. With multiple channels available today, it is very important to present a uniform brand image. Omnichannel experience design helps make that possible. Hear Zaid talk about it in this episode of GeekSpeak.
Understanding Empathy in Design Thinking
Understanding Empathy in Design Thinking
Zaid Uddin Haider, UI & UX Designer at GeekyAnts talked about what is Empathy in Design Thinking and how empathy helps designers in developing a human-centric solution. He also explained the requirement of empathy by taking some relatable examples. This talk covers some common methodologies as well that designers use while empathizing with their audience.
Calling C code in Dart using Foreign Function Interface by Manuinder Sekhon
Calling C code in Dart using Foreign Function Interface by Manuinder Sekhon
Manuinder Sekhon, a Flutter Software Engineer at GeekyAnts shares his perspective of using Foreign Function Interface in codes. It covers topics such as Introduction to FFI, why to use and Building an FFI plugin.
Geo-Spatial Rest Backend Using GeoDjango By Nayan Jyoti Das
Geo-Spatial Rest Backend Using GeoDjango By Nayan Jyoti Das
Nayan Jyoti Das, a backend developer at GeekyAnts briefs us on Geo-location using GeoDjango. This video will give you an idea about using Django to build REST API for geospatial data storage and queries.
Using React Hook Form in React Native Projects By
Using React Hook Form in React Native Projects By
Sankhadeep Roy, Engineering Manager at GeekyAnts, takes you through his latest experiment of using React Hook Form with React Native. This instructional video will take you through the steps for implementation so you can add forms to your app in no time!