Chapter 10. Building an Application Theme
Whether graphical styling or not, every application has a theme. The theme of an application is what gives it a distinct appearance and logic.
When a person uses a mobile application (which accounts for most Android devices), there are some fundamental differences in their behavior when compared to a desktop or laptop:
- They often have less time for the application, and therefore less patience
- They are often focused entirely on a single application at a time
- Touchscreen devices encourage an almost tactile response
Android devices are diverse and run on almost everything including common mobile phones, tablets, laptops, and a few desktop machines. An Android application is expected to function well in all of ...