Jetpack Compose Layout Basics

A good UI and user experience are core to our apps. As Android developers, we must be keenly aware of these two areas and learn how to use the different tools provided for us to create UIs. Google introduced Jetpack Compose, a modern UI toolkit to help developers create intuitive UIs with ease.

In this chapter, we’ll look at Jetpack Compose, a declarative way of creating UIs for our apps. We will learn the basics of Jetpack Compose and layouts in Jetpack Compose.

In this chapter, we’re going to cover the following main topics:

  • Introduction to Jetpack Compose
  • Jetpack Compose layouts

Technical requirements

To follow the instructions in this chapter, you will need to have Android Studio Hedgehog or later (https://developer.android.com/studio ...

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