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Martine Dowden Receives GDE Award in Firebase
Andromeda Galactic CTO recognized for expertise in the Firebase platform
In order to be recognized as a Google Developer Expert, developers need to meet eligibility criteria, be technical experts, and help others learn through advice, mentorship, and speaking at conferences in their subject area. In addition to those criteria, they must be referred to the program by either a Google employee or another Google Developer expert, before they go through a multi-stage evaluation process. Once all of these criteria have been met, and the applicant makes it through the process, they are recognized by Google as an expert in that subject area.
Focusing on web interfaces that are beautiful, functional, accessible, and usable, she approaches User Experience from both Art and Science, drawing from her degrees in Psychology and Visual Communications. Martine has worked as an artist, educator, and consultant since 2005. She stays active in the industry, teaching developers at a coding academy, attending and speaking at conferences and meetups. In 2015 Martine published a children's book Programming Languages ABC++, and in 2016 the Workbook Edition sold over 20,000 copies. She then went on to write Approachable Accessibility:
About The Google Developers Experts Program
The Google Developers Experts program is a global network of highly experienced technology experts, influencers, and thought leaders who actively support developers, companies, and tech communities by speaking at events and publishing content. These professionals actively contribute to and support the developer and startup ecosystems around the world, helping them build and launch highly innovative apps. Nearly 700 Experts represent 18+ Google technologies around the world!
About Andromeda Galactic Solutions
We believe in designing a better world by improving everyday activities. Sustainable companies should generate net social gain with every product and service offered. Andromeda Galactic Solutions designs and builds web-based software products, with a mission to facilitate connections between people in an ethical, accessible way. Founded in 2015, the company was created to address community issues through a unique combination of technology and services. Building solutions to fit people, rather than forcing people to fit the solution. Learn more at https://AndromedaGalactic.com. (https://andromedagalactic.com)
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