developer interview
Welcome back to our Meet the Devs segment! In this piece we take a little time to get to know the people who really make Android what it is today and that is the app developers. In this week’s developer interview, we are talking to Hafiz Waleed Hussain.

Name: Hafiz Waleed Hussain

Developer Name: Hafiz Waleed Hussain

Country: Pakistan

Website: Official website

Social Media Profile/Page: LinkedIn

How many people on your team? 2

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Apps

Silence Shout
Lahore Guide
Who’s Calling

About your company?

I am working independent developer in my personal time.

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What level of experience do you have with coding and development?

C++ : I learn some part from University but mostly from online tutorials
Java: Online tutorials of different universities or libraries
Python: Online tutorials. I learn to increase my motivation.
C#: Online tutorials. I learn to increase my motivation.
Swift: Online tutorials. I learn to increasing my motivation.

What level of experience do you have with design?

Intermediate.

What apps have you made?

I mead many apps but for clients or different companies. You can check on LinkedIn where I mention all apps.

How do you monetize your apps?

Nothing special.

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Do you consider yourself successful?

Yes.

How difficult is it to make money as a developer?

In my country from products very difficult.

What can Android do to improve?

Now I think we achieve smart phone from Android OS. Now I feel we need to move to next level and make intelligent phones. For which we can do many things in Android.

Why did you choose Android? Do you develop for other platforms? What are the differences between them?

In start Android is affordable for me. So I start Android development. But now Android is my best friend. And yes I make some small apps for other platforms and I feel Android is more good for development like in Android we need many things to consider like in IPhone we know hardware is powerfull, Screes sizes are fixed but in Android we face challenges on daily basis.

What are your thoughts on iOS and Windows 8?

I feel every technology and OS is just like a Universe.

What do you think of the Android design guidelines?

They are ok.

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What are your favorite apps?

All my apps. :)

What does the future of development look like?

At this time I feel very complex if we do not handle it properly.

Anything else you’d like to share?

Always try to make friendship with your technology. In start it may be possible technology show you some ego but do not take tension. And try to make friendship with that. And one day when technology feel yes you are serious in friendship. That day is your greatest day in your life. After that you enjoy technology.


Developer interview wrap up

We want to thank Hafiz Waleed Hussain for chatting with us in this week’s developer interview! If you’re a developer and this looks like something you’d like to do, check out our Meet the Devs form! We look forward to hearing from you!

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