Deflating the LayoutInflater

  • Saket Mobile Saket Narayan
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Android developers spend a lot of time writing XML layouts every day. This talk will explain how Android’s LayoutInflater works.

By the end of this talk, you will have an understanding of how XML gibberish gets converted to Views in Java, how AppCompat is able to back-port Material Design for pre-Lollipop devices auto-magically and how libraries like Calligraphy work.

Slidedeck here.