Binding data to views in Android can be an exercise in redundancy. We have typed the methods 'findViewById' and 'setText' many times and have consigned ourselves to the monotony. At Google I/O 2015, a new data binding library was announced that promises to free us from much of the boilerplate code we write for our views. Even in its beta release, the library is powerful and useful. The Data Binding Guide provided by Google teases the capabilities of this library. This course will explore the details of the data-binding library mixing both theory and practice. After finishing the course, you will have a solid foundation on how to use the data binding library to reduce your development time and increase your code clarity.
Richard is a Senior Software Developer for Vertigo Software. He takes a holistic approach toward software development by exploring pan-technological and non-technological solutions to customer issues. Richard blogs about code and technology at http://elegantcode.com/author/rcirerol.