Advanced Android App Development – From Padawan to Jedi

Advanced Android App Development – From Padawan to Jedi

Save your most valuable asset – time! Learn how to completely design and develop an production ready Android app, start to finish. We will start at the beginning where all apps start, with an idea. We will design our app using Google’s Material Design. Material Design makes more liberal use of grid-based layouts, responsive animations and transitions, … Read moreAdvanced Android App Development – From Padawan to Jedi

How to Use the Android Notification System

In this post we’re going to learn how to use the Android notification system. Android notifications have evolved from the standard one-liner with an app icon to having actions, showing images, and expanding to show more information. Notifications are a critical part of the user experience. Instead of the user having to check your app for updates, … Read moreHow to Use the Android Notification System

Beginners Guide to Material Design

In this post, we’re going to learn all about Google’s design philosophy dubbed Material Design. We’re going to cover some of the fundamental concepts behind Material Design and will later learn how to realized our design. We’ll be discussing just some of the basics behind the essence of Material Design, like elevation, colors, and layouts. Note that we’ll only … Read moreBeginners Guide to Material Design

Basic UI Widgets – TextViews, EditTexts, and Buttons

Hello World! In this post, we’re going to be going in-depth into several of the most common UI elements that we’ll encounter in Android: TextViews, EditTexts, and Buttons. We’ll be looking into their properties and some of Java’s language features like anonymous inner classes. TextView The simplest way to show the user text is through the TextView … Read moreBasic UI Widgets – TextViews, EditTexts, and Buttons

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