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Android™ User Interface Design: Turning Ideas and Sketches into Beautifully Designed Apps by Ian G. Clifton

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Chapter 8. Applying the Design

Once you have a design ready to implement, you have to start breaking it apart into the various Android views needed to re-create the design as faithfully as possible. The first step to this is to really understand the design, and that means the designer and developer need to communicate early and often. Once the developer knows what the designer intends, the developer can communicate what assets are needed and begin implementing the design. This chapter focuses on both the communication between the developer and the designer and the techniques a developer can use to create the design in the app.

Working with the Designer

One of the challenges when applying design to an Android app is that developers and designers ...

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