Creating Dynamic UIs with Android Fragments - Second Edition by Jim Wilson PDF

By Jim Wilson

ISBN-10: 1785889591

ISBN-13: 9781785889592

Key Features

  • From an eminent writer comes a booklet to help you create enticing apps that dynamically adapt to person machine characteristics
  • The in basic terms e-book that comes with the most recent fragment-oriented beneficial properties and their function in fabric design
  • This ebook offers code-intensive discussions and specific examples that assist you comprehend larger and examine faster.

Book Description

Today's clients count on cellular apps to be dynamic and hugely interactive, with wealthy navigation good points. those comparable apps needs to glance terrific even if operating on a medium-resolution telephone or high-resolution capsule. Fragments give you the toolset we have to meet those consumer expectancies by means of allowing us to construct our purposes out of adaptable elements that benefit from the wealthy functions of every person equipment and immediately adapt to their differences.

This publication seems to be on the effect fragments have on Android UI layout and their function in either simplifying many universal UI demanding situations and in offering most sensible 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 knowing, we discover a number of really good fragment-related periods resembling ListFragment and DialogFragment. We then cross directly to talk about easy methods to enforce wealthy navigation beneficial properties similar to swipe-based monitor shopping, and the function of fragments whilst constructing purposes that make the most of the newest features of fabric Design.

You will research every thing you want to offer dynamic, multi-screen UIs inside a unmarried task, and the wealthy UI positive aspects demanded via present day cellular users.

What you'll learn

  • Learn the position 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 applying layout for speaking among fragments
  • Leverage fragments whilst enforcing purposes that benefit from the newest good points of fabric Design

About the Author

Jim Wilson is the President of JW Hedgehog, Inc., a consulting enterprise 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 considering growing cellular equipment and location-based ideas. 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 machine software 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 customary contributor of Android, iOS, and Xamarin education fabric at Pluralsight (, a number one supplier of on-line developer education. Jim has authored greater than 30 articles on gadget software improvement and has served as a contributing specialist on cellular software program improvement concerns for various media outlets.

Jim and his spouse, besides a number of cats, break up their time among social gathering, Florida (just 3 miles from Walt Disney international) and Weirs seashore, New Hampshire. you could have a look at his weblog ( the place he talks a couple of 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 succeed in Jim at

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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