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Android Then & Now

Romain Guy & Chet Haase

Android Toolkit &

Chief Android Advocate @ Google

Romain manages the Android Toolkit team. The team's projects included AndroidX/Jetpack, the UI toolkit, Kotlin support and graphics.

Chet was on the Android UI Toolkit team for several years, but now works as a developer advocate, talking with developers about how to write great Android apps.


Android development has come a long way since 1.0. How did we get here? And now that we're here, what do we do next? This talk will go over the landscape of Android development through the years and the releases, and talk about what Android platform priorities are now, and what that means for developers.

Introductory and overview