Exploring Lazy Staggered Grids in Jetpack Compose

In version 1.3.0 of Jetpack Compose we see the addition of two sought after composables, the LazyVerticalStaggeredGrid and LazyHorizontalStaggeredGrid. Both of these composables allow us to compose lists of content in a staggered fashion, allowing us to easily compose items that have a range of heights / widths while also supporting lazy composition. In this… Continue reading

Modular Navigation with Jetpack Compose

This post is sponsored by Practical Jetpack Compose. A large amount of mobile apps will need some form of Navigation, allowing users to move between different parts of an application. When implementing these requirements within Android Apps, applications have either rolled their own solutions, relied on traditional intents or the fragment manager, or explored the… Continue reading

Exploring Jetpack Compose: Column

This post is sponsored by Practical Jetpack Compose. The Column Composable provides us with the functionality of displaying a collection of composables in a vertically sequenced format, where each composable is displayed simultaneously one after the other. If you’re enjoying my posts on Jetpack Compose, check out some details on the book I’m writing on Compose! When… Continue reading