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Secrets of the Support Library

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The support library has become a necessity for the majority of Android developers. This talk will delve into some of its secrets, from bugs we've fixed, things we haven't (yet), and how some of the features you're using actually work back to API 9.

Chris Banes, Google

Chris is an engineer working on the Android Support Libraries at Google, most notably AppCompat, Design lib and Palette. He has worked on Android things for over 6 years, from open source libraries to media apps, social networks and most stuff in between.