Once you have spent enough time with Android development, it is pretty clear that you can't master all parts of the ecosystem. Some parts are very essential for your day to day projects, and as such, must be learned thoroughly and mastered, and other parts are easily forgettable until the next time you need them.
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.