Facebook open-sources its Litho UI framework for Android

The Facebook app for Android isn't great, but it's far better than it used to be. Last year, the company began working on a new user interface framework for its Android app, called Litho. The goal was to achieve smooth scrolling performance on a wide range of devices, and now Facebook has open-sourced the library for anyone to use.

Litho is designed to be faster and more efficient than Android's RecyclerView, which displays elements from large data sets (like a social media timeline) by recycling views as soon as they leave the user's sight.

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