Compose Beta and the Late February Artifact Wave

The big news of the day is that Jetpack Compose is now available as a beta:

We got corresponding updates to the Compose-adjacent artifacts:

Beyond that, we have new RCs of Annotation and parts of Camera:

We have new betas of Core and Games, plus a new Car group: is the new group and is the new artifact for that group.

And we have new alphas of Activity, Biometric, Camera, ConstraintLayout, DataStore, Security, and Wear:

Note that androidx.wear:wear-watchface-client-guava, androidx.wear:wear-watchface-editor-guava, and androidx.wear:wear-watchface-guava are new artifacts.