Expanded Library

Killing XML with Contour

by droidcon SF

Droidcon SF 2019 | Killing XML with Contour | Adam Erb

What you'll learn

XML is this weird thing that was invented over 20 years ago as an early web solution for encoding data. It is now 2019 and we are still building apps using this archaic format. How did we get here, why are we still doing this, and why should we change now? In this session, Adam Erb will cover the benefits of abandoning XML defined UIs, and how Contour, a recently open-sourced Cash App library, is a good alternative.

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Killing XML with Contour

About the author

Droidcon is the largest global network of developer conferences which bring together the industry's foremost experts dedicated to advancing the Android platform. Droidcon engages a global network of over 25,000 developers attending our events in 22 cities. Our first droidcon conference was held in 2009 in Berlin and since then it has spread its influence across the globe and has established itself as the world's foremost community-driven conference format. Droidcon is the place to meet the inter... more

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