Jetpack Compose with Leland Richardson

Jetpack Compose is the new UI toolkit from Google that is Kotlin First. It takes advantage of Kotlin's Compiler Plugin Architecture to provide a performant UI layer for Android development (albeit extensible to other platforms). We sit down with lead of the project to discuss what it is and plans around it.

About Leland Richardson

Leland Richardson is a Software Engineer at Google working on the Android UI Toolkit. In particular, Leland has been working on the compiler, runtime, and design of Jetpack Compose, the new declarative UI Toolkit and runtime unveiled at Google I/O

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