Annotation Processing Boilerplate Destruction

Main Room 2:20pm

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The Java programming language has a knack for requiring a lot of boilerplate code. Annotation processing is a feature of the Java compiler which provides hooks that allow automatic code generation based on annotations. This greatly simplifies your code by pushing the burden of the boilerplate on automated tooling.

This talk will focus on showcasing existing annotation processors for Android development. We will also briefly cover how to get started writing your own annotation processor.

Jake Wharton, Google

Android Framework engineer at Google working on Kotlin things.