19. Planning the Experience

Knowing how to use the newest Android APIs is a great start, but there is more to building Android applications than just programming a bunch of code and adding more features to your application. Implementing a slick-looking user interface is also wonderful, but if your application is difficult to figure out how to use and it does not provide any real benefit to the user, it will most likely never become that “killer app.” In order to truly set your application apart from the myriad of other applications available to users, you really must think differently about what user problem your application solves. Solving that problem in a graceful way—rather than developing an application that is just a collection of implemented ...

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