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How LayoutInflater works

The Forum 9:10am

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Last year Michael ( @yogurtearl ) told you "How the Main Thread works", this year he explains "How LayoutInflater works" Discussion will include: - How Layout XML file become view hierarchies - How LayoutInflaters are used in AppCompat - *new* AsyncLayoutInflater in v24 of support-v4

Michael Bailey, American Express

Michael is a Google Developer Expert and a Principal Engineer on the Android team responsible for American Express’ flagship consumer Android apps in the U.S. market. Development on these apps began in 2010. Since joining the company in 2008, Michael has worked on a number initiatives at American Express including analytics, enterprise content management, AmexLabs, iOS apps, international mobile applications, NFC payments, the U.S. homepage and the U.S. online card applications site. Michael holds a BS in Computer Science from Harvey Mudd College and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, where he specialized in computer security. Including the U.S. consumer apps that Michael works on, American Express has 8 Android apps in the U.S. Google Play Store (https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=American%20Express) and more in the international Play Stores.