By Jim Wilson

Key Features

  • From an eminent writer comes a e-book that can assist you create enticing apps that dynamically adapt to person gadget characteristics
  • The in simple terms publication that comes with the most recent fragment-oriented beneficial properties and their function in fabric design
  • This ebook presents code-intensive discussions and unique examples that assist you comprehend higher and research faster.

Book Description

Today's clients count on cellular apps to be dynamic and hugely interactive, with wealthy navigation positive aspects. those similar apps needs to glance marvelous no matter if operating on a medium-resolution phone or high-resolution capsule. Fragments give you the toolset we have to meet those person expectancies through allowing us to construct our purposes out of adaptable elements that benefit from the wealthy functions of every person equipment and instantly adapt to their differences.

This publication seems on the influence fragments have on Android UI layout and their position in either simplifying many universal UI demanding situations and in supplying top practices for incorporating wealthy UI behaviors. we glance heavily on the roll of fragment transactions and the way to paintings with the Android again stack. Leveraging this realizing, we discover numerous really expert fragment-related sessions akin to ListFragment and DialogFragment. We then pass directly to speak about find out how to enforce wealthy navigation beneficial properties akin to swipe-based reveal shopping, and the function of fragments while constructing purposes that benefit from the newest features of fabric Design.

You will examine every little thing you must supply dynamic, multi-screen UIs inside a unmarried task, and the wealthy UI positive aspects demanded by means of modern cellular users.

What you are going to learn

  • Learn the function and functions of fragments
  • Use Android Studio's fragment-oriented features
  • Create an app UI that works successfully on smartphones and tablets
  • Manage the construction and existence cycle of fragments
  • Dynamically deal with fragments utilizing the FragmentTransaction class
  • Learn the appliance layout for speaking among fragments
  • Leverage fragments while enforcing purposes that make the most of the newest gains of fabric Design

About the Author

Jim Wilson is the President of JW Hedgehog, Inc., a consulting company focusing on suggestions for the Android, iOS, and Microsoft systems. He has over 30 years of software program engineering adventure, with the earlier 15 years seriously enthusiastic about developing cellular equipment and location-based options. Jim cofounded a number of software-related startups and has served in a consulting position at numerous extra. After approximately a decade as a Microsoft equipment program improvement MVP, he now makes a speciality of constructing Android and iOS gadget applications.

Jim's ardour is mentoring software program builders. he's a typical contributor of Android, iOS, and Xamarin education fabric at Pluralsight (http://training.jwhh.com), a number one supplier of on-line developer education. Jim has authored greater than 30 articles on equipment program improvement and has served as a contributing professional on cellular software program improvement concerns for numerous media outlets.

Jim and his spouse, in addition to a number of cats, break up their time among party, Florida (just 3 miles from Walt Disney global) and Weirs seashore, New Hampshire. you could seriously look into his web publication (http://blog.jwhh.com) the place he talks a few number of cellular software program improvement concerns in addition to the adventures of a existence break up among the busy zone of the "House of Mouse" and the quietness of NH's lakes and mountains.

You can achieve Jim at androidtraining@jwhh.com.

Table of Contents

  1. Fragments and UI Modularization
  2. Fragments and UI Flexibility
  3. Fragment existence Cycle and Specialization
  4. Working with Fragment Transactions
  5. Creating wealthy Navigation
  6. Fragments and fabric Design

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