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Android UI Design by Jessica Thornsby

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Chapter 3. Expanding your UI – Fragments, Resources, and Gathering User Input

In the previous chapter, we concentrated on creating a strong foundation for your app's user interface. In this chapter, we'll build on these foundations using additional resources, such as arrays, dimensions, and 9-patch images.

Once we've perfected the appearance of your UI, we'll explore how to make the UI react to user input, before taking a look at one UI component that can help us make the most out of devices with larger screens: fragments. And since fragments aren't the only way to take advantage of the extra screen space, we'll also take a look at the multi-window and picture-in-picture modes coming up in Android N.

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