Airbnb uses Jetpack Compose to empower devs to do their best work

How Compose enables Airbnb to create better host and guest experiences   Since 2007, Airbnb has grown to connect more than 4 million hosts with more than 1 billion guests across the globe. One of the reasons behind the app’s success is that its developers aim to achieve engineering excellence by focusing on two main … Read more

Learn Android with Jetpack Compose (no programming experience needed!)

Posted by Murat Yener, Android Developer Relations Engineer   There are many fulfilling opportunities found in Android development: from launching a career, expressing yourself in fun ways, working on an app that makes a difference, or starting a business. At Google, we’re committed to increasing opportunities for anyone to learn Android development, so more people … Read more

Android Developers Blog: Twitter going all in on Jetpack Compose for feature development: greater productivity, less bugs

Posted by The Android Team   As one of the most widely used social media platforms, Twitter is always hunting for ways to better connect its users. At the same time, in order to efficiently build new features while maintaining existing ones, developers need supportive infrastructure. The Twitter engineering team turned to Jetpack Compose to … Read more

Play Time with Jetpack Compose

Learn about Google Play Store’s strategy for adopting Jetpack Compose, how they overcame specific performance challenges, and improved developer productivity and happiness. Posted by Andrew Flynn & Jon Boekenoogen, Tech leads on Google Play In 2020, Google Play Store engineering leadership made the big decision to revamp its entire storefront tech stack. The existing code … Read more

Tablets, Jetpack Compose & Android 13

Posted by Florina Muntenescu & Huyen Tue Dao, Co-Hosts of #TheAndroidShow We’re just about to kick off another episode of #TheAndroidShow, you can watch here! In this episode, we’ll take you behind-the-scenes with Jetpack Compose, Android 13 and all of the updates to Android tablets. If you haven’t already, there’s still time to get your … Read more

Jetpack Compose 1.1 is now stable!

Posted by Florina Muntenescu, Android Developer Relations Engineer Today, we’re releasing version 1.1 of Jetpack Compose, Android’s modern, native UI toolkit, continuing to build out our roadmap. This release contains new features like improved focus handling, touch target sizing, ImageVector caching, and support for Android 12 stretch overscroll. Compose 1.1 also graduates a number of … Read more

Compose for Wear OS now in Developer Preview!

Posted by Jeremy Walker, Developer Relations Engineer At this year’s Google I/O, we announced we are bringing the best of Jetpack Compose to Wear OS. Well, today, Compose for Wear OS is in Developer Preview after a number of successful alpha releases. Compose simplifies and accelerates UI development, and the same is true of Compose … Read more

Compose for Desktop: Get Your Weather!

Compose for Desktop is a UI framework that simplifies developing user interfaces for desktop apps. Google introduced it in 2021. This modern toolkit uses Kotlin for creating fast reactive UIs with no XMLs or templating language. Also, by using it, you’re able to share UI code between desktop and Android apps. JetBrain’s developers created Compose … Read more

Jetpack Compose now with Material You

Posted by Nick Butcher Developer Relations Engineer The Android Dev Summit last month brought a number of exciting updates to Jetpack Compose, including that Material You, Google’s new design language, is now available in Compose. In case you missed it, here’s a recap of all the announcements. New Releases: Jetpack Compose 1.1 beta and compose-material3 … Read more