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Android Wireless Application Development by Lauren Darcey, Shane Conder

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7. Designing Android User Interfaces with Layouts

In this chapter, we discuss how to design user interfaces for Android applications. Here we focus on the various layout widgets you can use to organize screen elements in different ways. These layout objects include LinearLayout, TableLayout, FrameLayout, and RelativeLayout. We also cover some of the more complex View objects we call container views. These are View objects that can contain other View objects and widgets. Finally, we talk about extending application functionality beyond the typical boundaries using AppWidgets.

Creating User Interfaces in Android

Application user interfaces can be simple or complex, involving many different screens or only a few. Layouts and ...

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