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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 10. How to Handle Common Components

A lot of different UI components are common to apps. Splash screens and loading indicators, for example, are very common but have several different implementations. There are times when you need to include complex styling for text or even inline images, but do not want to create several views. You may want to improve the user experience by loading content just before the user needs it. In this chapter, you will learn about these common app components and the best way to develop them.

Splash Screen

Splash screens are typically still images that fill the screen of a mobile device. On a desktop computer, they can be full screen (such as for an operating system) or a portion of the screen (for example, ...

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