42. An Overview of Android Jetpack Data Binding

In the chapter entitled “Modern Android App Architecture with Jetpack”, we introduced the concept of Android Data Binding and briefly explained how it is used to directly connect the views in a user interface layout to the methods and data located in other objects within an app without the need to write code. This chapter will provide more details on data binding with an emphasis on explaining how data binding is implemented within an Android Studio project. The tutorial in the next chapter (“An Android Jetpack Data Binding Tutorial”) will provide a practical example of data binding in action.

42.1 An Overview of Data Binding

Data binding support is provided by the Android Jetpack Data Binding ...

Get Android Studio Arctic Fox Essentials - Kotlin Edition now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.