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wear protolayout

This library allows defining a set of UI layouts and non-UI expressions to be rendered/evaluated on a remote surfaces.
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January 25, 2023 - - - 1.0.0-alpha02

Declaring dependencies

To add a dependency on wear-protolayout, you must add the Google Maven repository to your project. Read Google's Maven repository for more information.

Add the dependencies for the artifacts you need in the build.gradle file for your app or module:


dependencies {
    implementation "androidx.wear.protolayout:protolayout-proto:1.0.0-alpha02"
    implementation "androidx.wear.protolayout:protolayout-expression:1.0.0-alpha02"


dependencies {
    implementation "androidx.wear.protolayout:protolayout-expression:1.0.0-alpha02"

For more information about dependencies, see Add build dependencies.


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Version 1.0

Version 1.0.0-alpha02

January 25, 2023

androidx.wear.protolayout:protolayout:1.0.0-alpha02, androidx.wear.protolayout:protolayout-expression:1.0.0-alpha02, and androidx.wear.protolayout:protolayout-proto:1.0.0-alpha02 are released. Version 1.0.0-alpha02 contains these commits.

New Features

  • Layout builders from androidx.wear.tiles:tiles are moving to androidx.wear.protolayout:protolayout. The ones in androidx.wear.tiles:tiles will be deprecated in one of the next alpha releases.

Version 1.0.0-alpha01

January 11, 2023

androidx.wear.protolayout:protolayout-expression:1.0.0-alpha01 and androidx.wear.protolayout:protolayout-proto:1.0.0-alpha01 are released. Version 1.0.0-alpha01 contains these commits.

New Features

  • This release introduces a new library "ProtoLayout Expression" for creating expressions from dynamic variables.