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 android.view.animation package. 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.

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