Making Sense of the Touch System

UES 2:20pm

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Touch is pretty simple, right? You set an onClickListener and you are all set! But then... what happens when you want to drag stuff? What happens when you want to add gestures? How do you manage multiple views fighting for the focus? What is this pointer index thing? How do you animate a view after a fling and keep it natural? What is a touch slop?

In this talk, we will take a good look at what happens under the hood when your fingers touch the screen and how you can use this to create interesting ways to interact with your app!

Philippe Breault, American Express

Philippe is a software engineer at American Express and has been passionate about android since 2010.He worked on a wide variety of Android apps for newspapers, startups, television providers and more.He is a GDE (Google Developer Expert), one of the organizers of droidcon Montréal 2015 and is very active in the Montréal Android Community.