When we released Lottie 1.0 in 2017, it was just a few baby steps from its hackathon roots. Since then, Lottie has evolved into a mature library that has become the industry standard for enabling beautiful animations across any platform. Lottie for Android just crossed 30,000 stars on GitHub and is used in tens of thousands of apps across billions of devices. With this popularity comes a responsibility for Lottie to work reliably and for it to adapt as the Android community evolves.

The next major chapter for the Android world will revolve around Jetpack Compose. Jetpack Compose is a fundamental re-architecture of the way that Android apps are written. It is modern, builds on the success of React, SwiftUI, Flutter, and other functional reactive frameworks, and is built on top of Kotlin. …


Gabriel Peal

Android at Tonal. Lottie and MvRx. Formerly Airbnb and Android Auto at Google.

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