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Chris Banes

Chris Banes

Android Software Engineer with a love of writing user interfaces


Composable metrics
·3950 words·19 mins
As teams start using Jetpack Compose, most of them eventually find that there is a missing piece of the puzzle: measuring the performance of your composables.
Slotting in with Compose UI
·1556 words·8 mins
The Slot API pattern is a pattern which is used extensively throughout the Compose UI codebase.
Always provide a Modifier parameter
·1258 words·6 mins
This is hopefully going to be a short post, but one which I think is timely as more people start using Jetpack Compose.
Becoming a Xoogler
·1287 words·7 mins
At the end of next week I will be leaving my job at Google and moving on to a new challenge outside $GOOG.
Publishing to Maven Central
·473 words·3 mins
This is just a quick post to highlight how easy it can be to publish libraries to Maven Central.