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October 06-12, 2016

This weekly update captures what changed in a given week across the Material Motion ecosystem.

Check out current focus to see what weโ€™re working on next.

Check out stability to learn about the current state of each feature.


Team was in NYC for part of the week. Lots of travel + sick made this a shorter week.

What has changed


  • ๐ŸŽ‰: something launched! Click to view the release notes.
  • ๐Ÿ“: something was worked on.
Tech stack Starmap Apple Android Web
Runtime ย  ๐Ÿ“ ย  ๐Ÿ“
Transitions ย  ย  ย  ย 
Interactions ย  ย  ย  ย 
Serialization ย  ย  ย  ย 
Motion Family Starmap Apple Android Web
Arc move ย  ย  ย  ย 
Direct manipulation ย  ๐Ÿ“ ย  ย 
Momentum conservation ย  ๐Ÿ“ ๐Ÿ“ ย 
Tween ย  ๐Ÿ“ ๐Ÿ“ ย 
Timeline tween ย  ย  ย  ย 
Catalog Starmap Apple Android Web
Color interpolation ย  ย  ย  ย 
Sparkle Dialog ย  ย  ย  ย 


  • ๐Ÿ“ Transitions Team discussed and chose back/fore as fixed names for transition sides. These were previously named left/right, respectively.

Android platform

  • ๐ŸŽ‰ Rebound motion family Landed the MVP.
  • ๐Ÿ“ Tween motion family MVP in review.

Apple platforms

  • ๐ŸŽ‰ Runtime Named plans feature landed thanks to seanoshea. View the pull request.
  • ๐ŸŽ‰ Runtime New Tracer APIs. These APIs make it possible to test and visualize the state of the Runtime in real time. View the spec.
  • ๐ŸŽ‰ Core Animation motion family Introduced Tween type. Progressing towards a v1.0.0 release.
  • ๐ŸŽ‰ Direct manipulation motion family Now supports anchor point manipulation. Progressing towards a v1.0.0 release.

  • ๐Ÿ“ POP motion family Iterating on SpringTo implementation. View the spec.

Web frameworks

  • ๐ŸŽ‰ Runtime TypeScript Scheduler MVP unit tests landed (D1711)
  • ๐Ÿ“ Runtime TypeScript Scheduler MVP nearing completion (D1700)
  • ๐ŸŽ‰ Unit testing set up with Karma, Mocha, Chai, Sinon, and Webpack. (D1706)

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