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Android UI Design by Jessica Thornsby

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Getting started with Material Design

Now that we've explored the major concepts behind Material Design and seen a few examples of Material Design done well, it's time to look at how you can apply some of the core Material Design principles to your own Android apps.

The next few sections will show you how to give your app a Material Design makeover using visual techniques such as shadows and elevation. You will also learn how to make some more fundamental changes to the way your app functions, by adding things such as FABs, cards, and RecyclerView. Let's start by making sure your app looks the part.

Applying the Material theme to your app

Applying the Material theme is the quickest and easiest way to get a consistent Material Design look across your ...

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