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Plugging into Gradle

John Rodriguez

Android Engineer


John is an Android engineer on Square Cash. Contributor to Picasso and LeakCanary. Previously at Amplify and Major League Baseball.


Find yourself creating custom tasks in your build.gradle? Wanna write a Gradle plugin but not sure how? Curious why the plugin you added worsened your build speeds? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this talk is for you! In this talk, we'll: * cover how to write your own plugin * dig into how SqlDelight and Wire's plugins work * examine how to write a Multiplatform plugin * show how to write tests to ensure confidence You'll come away with a better understanding of the Gradle ecosystem which will make you a better equipped Android developer!