BILL PHILLIPS is a senior Android instructor and software engineer at Big Nerd Ranch He developed the materials for Big Nerd Ranchs acclaimed five day Android Bootcamp alongside Brian Hardy Bill has a passion for understanding things deeply and helping others do the same In his spare time, Bill likes to read and play pianoBRIAN HARDY is a lead software engineer and instructor at Big Nerd Ranch, where he has developed training materials for Android, iOS and Ruby courses When not teaching or building mobile apps for consulting clients, Brian enjoys riding bicycles and playing records from his extensive collection