Matt Carron

For the last 6 years Matt has been focusing on Android, most recently as a Senior Android Developer at comparethemarket.com. Coming after a 5 year journey raising the Android and greater mobile team at a fintech startup. Before Android his code was running on games consoles from the GameBoy to PS3.

Talk: Three approaches to animations on Android

At comparethemarket.com we have explored a number of approaches to animation, including building them using the Android framework, leveraging Airbnb’s animation library Lottie and using video. In this talk we will discuss each approach in more detail and explore additional methods such as ConstraintLayout’s ConstraintSet. We will then evaluate the benefits and pitfalls of each method and make recommendations what is best to use in different use cases.