Google today released Android Studio Arctic Fox and Jetpack Compose 1.0 in a stable channel. For those unaware, these are Android’s new tools to build a native user interface. Moreover, the stable arrival emphasizes all Android-powered devices including Wear OS.
Jetpack Compose 1.0 was supposed to release in May as announced by Google. The platform offers a variety of productivity features like Background Task Manager. This implies that the developers can now create high-end apps faster. Alongside, there is a list of other changes that will help to work more efficiently:
- Create previews of multiple components of your Compose UI
- Added Compose support to the Layout Inspector
- Enables deploying snippets of your Compose code directly to a device
- Added Live Editing of literals
- New Wear OS pairing assistant to simplify the pairing of Wear OS
- Added support for the Heart Rate Sensor API
- Added the newest Google TV Remote Control features and updated the Google TV system images
- Enabled the emulator to use car sensor data
- Updated all templates to support landscape out of the box
- Added new features to help you keep innovating and building amazing apps.
- Added an Accessibility Scanner for Layout Editor
- Added preview support for Apple Silicon (arm64) hardware and extended the emulator controls for wider coverage
- Added new Background Task Inspector.