Appendix C. App Design Guidelines

This book focuses on the mechanics of developing apps using various Android technologies. However, knowing how to create an app is not enough if you want to succeed as an Android developer. You must also know how to design apps that are only available to users with compatible devices, that perform well, that are responsive to their users, and that interact properly with other apps. This appendix's recipes give you the necessary design knowledge so your apps shine.

C-1. Designing Filtered Apps


When you publish your app to Google's Android Market, you don't want the app to be visible to incompatible devices. You want Android Market to filter your app so that users of these incompatible devices cannot download ...

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