Creating an application theme is a key part of the success of a new application, whether running on Android, the desktop, or on the Web. We've explored how to make use of the various tools that Android provides in order to keep an application consistent in order to keep it user-friendly.

An application's theme, and its look and feel go far beyond the simple styling. The more you personally use you application, the more you will see places where a slightly different color, or a transition animation will make a difference. Each of those small differences is what makes an application truly user-friendly, because it makes the application feel polished.

While running on hundreds of wildly different devices, Android makes it easy for developers ...

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