Builders Gonna Build
Builders Gonna Build
Ep.4: Henry T. Kirk, entrepreneur, ex-Google & Amazon engineer
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Ep.4: Henry T. Kirk, entrepreneur, ex-Google & Amazon engineer

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For 10 years, Henry built mobile apps at Google and Amazon. Now he is a partner at a software development agency studio.init(). Henry shares his thoughts on using cross-platform frameworks vs. native languages, argues that Apple’s 30% cut of the in-app purchases is acceptable, and tells us how Google layoffs became a blessing in disguise.

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Segments

[01:31] Introduction
[04:03] Viral LinkedIn posts about layoffs
[08:13] Google layoffs
[17:36] Cross-platform app development with Flutter vs. native languages
[30:12] Getting apps into app stores
[31:43] Apple's 30% in-app purchase fees
[42:09] Building apps within Google and Amazon
[50:30] Starting studio.init() and finding first customers
[56:58] Book recommendations


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Where to find Henry

Books


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