Hey, I'm Alex Curran.
Tech for Good - Monzo x Novoda

Introducing Aid

Introducing an app, Aid, which I developed over a month long sabbatical. Find out why I made it, how I made it, and the mistakes and learnings along the way.

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Cocoaheads May 2018

Being correct, quicker

If something in your project wastes time or effort, why allow it to happen? By restricting the places something can go wrong in product development and programming, you can tame spiraling tech debt and ensure you and your team can ship better products, faster - whilst avoiding those arguments about whitespace in code!

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Workshop at RWDevCon 2018

Spring Cleaning Your App

Have you ever run into a legacy app with a Massive View Controller or other architectural problems? In this session, you’ll learn how to give legacy apps a spring cleaning. You’ll learn how to iteratively split apart code, add testing, and prevent problems from happening again.

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Swift Berlin #21

Using Swift to write better code

Writing better code is what makes great developers, a great codebase, and great products. So how can you use Swift's power to make your life easier and your code even better?

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Droidcon France 2015

Writing Better Code

So you know all those APIs, but how do you go about using them wisely? This talk gives a brief look into the benefits of writing better code, and the first steps to improving as a developer. Presented at Droidcon France 2015.

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Android Manchester

Code Whispering

Being a craftsman in development practices is only part of the problem! We'll have a brief look at some principles that help make great software, and the hints that your code can give you about what you can improve.

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Android Manchester

Lollipop and iPlayer

Take a look at the new APIs available in Android Lollipop, how to apply them, and what they look like in a production environment.

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