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There is a revolt ion happening in the technology industry. Google’s Android mobile operation system is at the forefront of this change, providing a free and open-source platform on which developers can create the next generation of applications and reach a worldwide market.
In this essential book, Android programming expert Jason Ostrander show you how to create user interfaces for Android applications. From the most basic concepts, such as activities and views, all the way to advanced graphics using RenderScript, this book covers everything you will use to build the UI for your applications.
Jason teaches best practices for creating flexible layouts and gives you tips on how to optimize your UI for smooth, fluid performance.
This book includes:
*Detailed instructions, ample illustrations, and clear examples
*Real-world guidance and advice
*Insight into best practices from and Android programming expert
*Emphasis on building a solid foundation for creating Android user interfaces
‘Jason has been an instrumental part of the team that has brought doubleTwist to millions of happy Android users. He’s very familiar with the challenges of developing an application that is both functional and polised while delivering a consistent user experience across the wide variety of devices in the market.’ Jon Lech Johansen (aka DEV Jon) Founder of doubleTwist