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Mobile Design Practices For Android: Tips And Techniques

By Jamie McDonald

Android is an attractive platform for developers, but not all designers share our enthusiasm. Making an app look and feel great across hundreds of devices with different combinations of screen size, pixel density and aspect ratio is no mean feat. Android’s diversity provides plenty of challenges, but creating apps that run on an entire ecosystem of devices is rewarding too.

Android devices in various sizes.There are hundreds of Android devices with different screen sizes and resolutions. (Image credit: Android Design1. Used under Creative Commons license.)

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