7. Implementing an Animated Splash Screen

In this chapter, we focus on implementing the splash screen of the Have You Read That? application. After roughly sketching out the screen design, you determine exactly which Android View controls you need to implement the splash.xml layout file. When you are satisfied with the screen layout, you add some tweened animations to give the splash screen some pizzazz. Finally, after your animations are complete, you must implement a smooth transition from the splash screen to the main menu screen.

Designing the Splash Screen

You’ll implement the Have You Read That? application from the ground up, beginning with the screen users see first: the splash screen. Recall from Chapter 6, “Designing an Application ...

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