Chetan Padia

Software engineer in Brighton, UK

I build infrastructure, apps, and websites in small teams. In my spare time I like to climb, cycle, cook, craft, and play Ultimate.


  1. T-Shaped Talks

    A meeting of diverse communities in Brighton & Hove

Recent talks

  1. Kotlin makes Java null and void

    Intro to Kotlin on Android and how to migrate from Java
  2. Beeline's backend, built with Firebase

    A workflow for Realtime DB, Auth, Cloud Functions, Storage, and more
  3. Launching Beeline

    From Kickstarter to connected product

Things I've made

  1. Kaleidoscope Roulette

    WebRTC "Chatroulette" with reflective patterns
  2. r/place clone

    Multiplayer pixel art
  3. My Beeline Rides

    Where I've cycled with Beeline
  4. Wheely Bike

    A little bike that spins around your screen
  5. Emojikey

    Search and type emojis
  6. Minishift Tetris

    Play Tetris with a Raspberry Pi and Minishift
  7. iApprove

    Audience participation for presentations

Where I've worked

  1. Clockwork Dog

    2019 Dazzling and surprising with tech for escape rooms
  2. Thrive

    2019 Improving life through wearable technology
  3. Matchbox Mobile

    2018 Mobile, cloud, voice, IoT, AI, and more
  4. Beano

    2018 Cross-platform content for kids
  5. Beeline

    2016 - 2018 Simpler navigation for bicycles
  6. boop.js

    2015 - 2016 UI test automation for Android apps
  7. Double

    2015 Safer, less awkward dating
  8. Living Map

    2015 Smart maps for mobile devices
  9. SwiftKey

    2010 - 2015 The keyboard powered by you