Cross Platform Mobile Telephony

Posted on Thursday, Aug 27, 2020
Rob and Jason are joined by Dave Hagedorn. They first discuss a blog post from JeanHeyd Meneide on exception free containers. Then they talk to Dave Hagedorn from TextNow about his teams efforts to transition an existing iOS/Android app to using a cross platform C++ library.


Dave Hagedorn

Dave Hagedorn

Dave Hagedorn is a Technical Manager with TextNow located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He leads the Client Calling team at TextNow, the leading mobile app offering affordable cellular and WiFi-enabled phone service. Dave has over thirteen years experience writing mobile and embedded software and tools in C, C++, Java/Kotlin, Swift, TypeScript and Python.

Dave started his career at BlackBerry/Research In Motion doing embedded C and C++ development, and representing BlackBerry at the NFC Forum and GSM Association. He went on to work at a local startup where he did embedded development and wrote cross platform C++ for Android and iOS.

Dave has a bachelor’s degree in applied science in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo. He enjoys cycling, running, powerlifting, wood-working, and curling.


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