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How I prepared for my first big conference talk

Last Friday, I gave a talk at AnDevCon Boston. I had about 4 months to prepare since the conference's Call for Proposal(CFP) deadline was in March and the conference was in July.

"Monetize Apps on the Play Store: Integrating in-app Billing in Your #Android App w/ @yashvprabhu at #AnDevConhttp://t.co/Pw1ZKy5Fek — AnDevCon (@AnDevCon) June 30, 2015
I have broken down my entire process of giving a presentation - from writing an abstract to giving the final talk into the following steps: Choosing a conference and submitting a proposalBreaking down the topic into smaller componentsGiving my talk at a local meetupPrepping for the conferencePrepping hours before the talk
Choosing a conference and submitting a proposalThe whole process of giving a talk started at the Write/Speak/Code conference which happened earlier this year in March. On Day 1 of the conference, I wrote down several topics that I have expertise in. I settled down on one topic which I knew would benefit several Android d…