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Android Programming for Beginners by John Horton

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Chapter 5. Real-World Layouts

So far, we have only used a single phone emulator. As we will be building some layouts more suited to Android tablets, it is time to look at configuring a tablet emulator. We will then be in a position to be a bit more daring with our UI designs. We will build two different UI designs, however, we will do so in just one mini-app. We will soon see how we can change our Java code to see the layout we are currently interested in. In this chapter we will cover the following:

  • Configuring a tablet emulator
  • Building a scrolling list-detail layout
  • Building a fairly intricate form submission layout

Building a real-world UI

These simple yet practical projects will begin to demonstrate how we can create some designs that might actually ...

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