Data Binding is an great way to make your code cleaner and more maintainable. This talk will start with a quick crash course for beginners, then focus on the many new features that Google has added since the announcement of data binding at I/O 2015, including: - Two-way data binding - Expression chaining - Implied event updates - Method references and lambda expressions - Magic variables - Animation support - Dependency injection support I will demonstrate how these new features will save you time in practice with sample apps created specifically for the talk that you can find on Github.
Although he currently is a resident of Wisconsin, Jacob has been an active member of the NYC Android community since he began working at Timehop in 2013. He's since transitioned to DramaFever (also in NYC), but his passion for writing apps that users love has been a constant throughout his career. Jacob is a frequent conference speaker and is looking forward to making his third appearance at Droidcon NYC.