33 Material Design

The biggest change in Android 5.0 Lollipop was the introduction of a new design style: material design. This new visual language made a big splash and was accompanied by a wonderfully exhaustive style guide.

Of course, as developers we are usually only peripherally concerned with questions of design. Our job is to get it done, no matter what it is. However, material design introduces some new interface concepts in addition to design sensibilities. If you familiarize yourself with them, you will find it much easier to implement these new designs.

This final chapter is a little different from previous chapters. You can think of it as an enormous For The More Curious section. There is no example app to work ...

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