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Introducing Android™ Development with Ice Cream Sandwich: Developer’s Library by Lauren Darcey, Shane Conder

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3. Designing User Interfaces with Layouts

This chapter discusses how to design user interfaces for Android applications. Here you focus on the various layout controls you can use to organize screen elements in different ways. You also cover some of the more complex View controls called container views. These are View controls that can contain other View controls and controls.

Creating User Interfaces in Android

Application user interfaces can be simple or complex, involving many different screens or only a few. Layouts and user interface controls can be defined as application resources or created programmatically at runtime.

Although it’s a bit confusing, the term layout is used for two different but related purposes in Android user interface ...

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