Rialto: V1.1.0

Rialto is a new Android text styling library based upon Annotation Spans. Rialto enables you to provide consistent text formatting throughout your app by using annotations in your string resources. Previously we have looked at how to use Rialto, and I am extremely please to release Rialto 1.1.0 which contains some (hopefully!) useful new features.


Although the number of typos which appear in my blog posts may suggest otherwise, I am quite keen on good grammar. One specific area of this, which is nice to get right, is the display of ordinal numbers in their abbreviated form. In plain English, this means that when we shorten the word ‘first’ to…