Beautiful Typography on Android

29th October 2015 in London at Business Design Centre

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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 – you’ll go down the rabbit hole.


Beautiful Typography on Android

Lisa Wray

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