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Creating Android Applications: Develop and Design by Chris Haseman

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3. Creating User Interfaces

Creating an intuitive, good-looking interface is one of the most important aspects of a successful Android application. It doesn’t matter how wonderful your code is if the user cannot easily find and use the features you’ve worked so hard to create. While Android’s diversity may give your application access to a greater pool of devices, you must also contend with making sure your application correctly supports all those screen sizes.

Fortunately, Android gives developers many tools to make the process as straightforward as possible. In this chapter, you’ll learn about all but one of the major building blocks for displaying information. The one major omission is the ListView class, which will be covered in a chapter ...

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