Beautiful Typography on Android (or close enough)

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Material design's "paper" stresses the beautiful typography of print journalism -- but how? This talk will work directly through translating paper designs to Android's TextView, starting with styles, Spans, and Typefaces and finally diving deep into FontMetrics and custom text drawing. Forget about Roboto -- let's go down the rabbit hole.

Lisa Wray, Genius

Lisa is currently a one-woman Android team at Genius, the world's largest repository of musical knowledge. Previously, she was a mobile developer at the New York Times and a developer advocate for Android and wearables at Google. She has a B.S. in Computer Science and Music from M.I.T.