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Android High Performance Programming by Diego Grancini, Enrique López Mañas

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Chapter 3. Building Layouts

The graphical design of an application and its navigation define its look and feel and can be the key to success, but it's really important to build a stable, fast-loading, and efficient UI while dealing with the Android screen size and SDK level fragmentation of your target users. A slow, unresponsive, or unusable graphical UI can lead to bad reviews, no matter how it looks. That's why you have to keep in mind the importance of creating efficient layouts and views during the development process of every application.

In this chapter we will go through optimization details of your UI, and then useful tools to understand how to improve the screen performance and efficiency in order to meet the expectations of the users ...

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