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Android App Development For Dummies, 3rd Edition by Michael Burton

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Chapter 9

Designing the Tasks Application

In This Chapter

arrow Determining what you want your app to do

arrow Understanding fragments

arrow Creating the Task list fragment

arrow Setting the style and action bar of your app

arrow Adding library dependencies to your app

arrow Using RecyclerView, ViewHolder, and adapters

Building Android applications is fun, but building truly in‐depth ­applications is exciting because you dive into the guts of the Android platform. This chapter introduces you to the Tasks application, which you build in the next few chapters.

The Tasks application lets users create a list of tasks that can each have a reminder associated with them.

Reviewing the Basic Requirements

The Tasks application has a few basic requirements:

  • Users must be able to add, edit, and delete tasks.
  • Tasks must be easy to manage.
  • Every task must have a reminder date and time when the user will be reminded of the task. ...

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