For the More Curious: Other Animation APIs
While property animation is the most broadly useful tool in the animation toolbox, it is not the only one. Whether or not you are using them, it is a good idea to know about the other tools out there.
Legacy animation tools
One set of tools is the classes living in the
This should not be confused with the newer
android.animation package, which was introduced in Honeycomb.
This is the legacy animation framework, which you should mainly know about so that you can ignore it. If you see the word “animaTION” in the class name instead of “animaTOR”, that is a good sign that it is a legacy tool you should ignore.
Android 4.4 introduced ...