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Welcome to Android Developers Backstage, a podcast by and for Android developers. Hosted by developers from the Android platform team, this show covers topics of interest to Android programmers, with in-depth discussions and interviews with engineers on the Android team at Google.

Jun 14, 2021

In this second episode of our mini-series on Jetpack Compose (AD/BC) Nick and Romain are joined by Anastasia Soboleva, George Mount and Mihai Popa to talk about Compose’s layout system. They 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.

Hosts Romain and Nick are joined by Anastasia, George and Mihai and producers Daniel and Jessica 👋


Compose Layouts guide

Compose Layouts codelab

Layout composable

Layout modifier

Foundation Layouts & Modifiers (Row, Column, Box etc)

Intrinsic size example

Compose Learning Pathway


Anastasia: @nastia_05

George: @georgemount1

Mihai: @mihaipopa12

Romain: @romainguy

Nick: @crafty