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Android User Interface Development by Jason Morris

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Chapter 8. Designing Content-centric Activities

When you have a lot of data to display to the user, and you need a content presentation Activity. Generally, such types of Activities turn out to be content-centric. The main purpose of a content-centric Activity is to give the user as much of the information as possible while not overwhelming them. This is a common requirement of applications that perform some sort of search, or present any type of specialized information.

Shopping and related e-commerce applications are an ideal example of a content-centric application. Much of the effort in the design is dedicated to displaying information about the products on sale. If the users can't find the information about a product they are looking for, ...

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