Jetpack Compose has powerful features for managing mutable state and observing state changes implicitly. The snapshot state system allows framework code to specify how to observe state changes. It makes it easy to declare state that will automatically be observed, no matter how it’s accessed.
Welcome back to Now in Android, your ongoing guide to what’s new and notable in the world of Android development. In this episode, Dan Galpin covers updates on Android 12 Beta 2, Navigation with Multiple Back Stacks and Feature Modules, AppSearch, Indie Games, and more!
In this second episode of our mini-series on Jetpack Compose we explain how the Compose layout model works and its benefits, introduce common layout composables, discuss how writing your own layout is far simpler than Views and how you can even animate layout.