Relevance of code minification in a performance world

R8 and Proguard are Android developer’s go-to tool for code minification. As a developer, inconsistent proguard rules can affect your application in more ways than you know. This talk will focus on code minification and it’s additional impacts, divided into 3 parts

  • Small introduction to code obfuscation and minification.
  • Introduction to proguard rules, common mistakes and how to avoid them.
  • A deep dive on how performance of app is impacted by proguard rules.

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