Posted by Nick Butcher, Developer Relations Engineer
The Android Developer Summit is again and the primary cease on the world tour simply completed! We focussed on the most recent developments in Fashionable Android Improvement: our set of libraries, instruments and steering that make it sooner and simpler to construct superb Android apps. Here’s a recap of the highest 3 bulletins from the convention.
#1: Jetpack Compose October ‘22
The October ‘22 secure launch of Jetpack Compose brings assist for staggered grids, snapping behaviors, pull to refresh, drawing textual content on to canvas and plenty of bug fixes and efficiency enhancements. It additionally consists of the primary secure launch of the Compose Materials 3 library, serving to you to construct contemporary, stunning apps with up to date parts and styling.
We’ve additionally launched a brand new Gradle BOM to simplify the way you specify compose dependencies and launched the primary alphas of Compose for Android TV—in our continued efforts to convey the thrill of writing Compose UIs to all Android type components.
#2: Secure Baseline Profile era
For those who haven’t tried them but, Baseline Profiles are a robust approach to enhance app startup and runtime efficiency—with out altering a single line of app code—and we’ve seen them yield as much as 40% sooner startup instances.
With Jetpack Benchmark 1.1 and Android Gradle Plugin 7.3 each reaching secure, the toolchain for producing a profile is now fully secure and able to combine into your app and begin seeing the pace advantages. See the “Making Apps Blazing Quick with Baseline Profiles” speak for all the small print.
#3: Architectural Steering
A strong app wants a powerful structure and we’ve been bikeshedding in your behalf to offer detailed steering on constructing scalable, testable, prime quality apps. Take a look at the talks and new docs on Modularization, State holders & State Manufacturing, UI Occasions, Movement assortment, constructing Offline first apps and extra.
These had been the highest three bulletins about Fashionable Android Improvement at Android Developer Summit. To be taught extra, take a look at the complete playlist.