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GDG Oxford - 'Smooth Criminals': Animation in Android

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Smooth Criminals, Animation in Android

"How did they do that?!" How many times have you been just stunned, STUNNED by the work you see others do in a fully native app? Smooth, layered animations for every transition that work on even $20 phones? It's not magic and it may not be as difficult or as "mathy" as you might think. "Wow" effects that impress and delight! Stacy will be exploring how to use multiple ways to accomplish a standard set of animations and much slicker more complicated ones using native and external libraries.

From the native side you will cover topics like using the new MotionLayout, animation XML definitions, Material Design AppCompat included tools, moving through ObjectAnimators, Animation Properties, Listeners, View Animators, AnimationSets, even AnimatedVectorDrawables, Morphs, and libraries like Lottie. Finally finishing with going "manual" in Canvas to get that precise experience. You will learn what to use where and how for Best Performance and Best Practices.

Speaker:

Stacy is a Google Developer Expert for Android, Intel Innovator, Google Developer Group Mentor, and WTM Lead. She has worked on Android Applications down to the whole Android OS and even developed IoT appliances from the ground up which are in use by companies like Apple and Amazon and has work featured on Wired, Gizmodo, and Geek.com . She has built Apps that have tens of millions of active users and developed cloud solutions at scale. She currently works for Nike s23NYC Labs doing Android apps like the SNKRS, focused on delivering exceptional customer mobile experiences through rich media, geo-synced content, and augmented reality.

Agenda:

18:30 - Registration, Pizza and Drinks
19:00 - Intro to GDG Oxford
19:05 - Stacy Devino
20:00 - Networking
20:30 - Home time!