Google Developer Expert for Android & Kotlin, Book author, mentor, teacher and content creator
Filip Babic is a senior Android developer from Croatia, and a Google Developer Expert for Android & Kotlin. He’s currently working on building awesome things with Jetpack Compose, teaching people about topics in Android and Kotlin and sharing his knowledge in various types of community engagement.
Altruistic when it comes to consulting and mentoring, trying to give help to everyone, whenever possible, motivated by the ideology that the Android ecosystem we live in is only as good as we make it. Writing a large number of articles, tutorials, and guides, both through self-publication on Medium and through the RayWenderlich team. With his writing peaking, as he became an author for the book Kotlin Coroutines by Tutorials – the first, and one of the very few, Kotlin-Coroutine-related book out there, under the RayWenderlich publication, as well as being a project manager for the Jetpack Compose by Tutorials book.
A highly community-driven individual, holding over twenty different talks in Croatia and heading over to four global conferences, having applied to many more to come. He is also passionately involved in the local IT community in Osijek, being the lead Meetup and GDG Osijek chapter organizer, trying to generate as much positive energy and content for both the new developers and the veterans.
He also organizes the Android Developer Academy in Osijek, a free, voluntary initiative, to promote the teaching and education of new prospective Android developers. Filip currently lives in Osijek, Croatia.