Chapter 4. Sliding Drawers and Navigation

In the previous chapter, we saw how Material Design applies to several everyday app components, and when designing material interfaces, you will, no doubt, include these along with many other general purpose widgets and views. There are some components, however, that are specific to Material Design, such as the sliding navigation drawer that we will be dealing with in this chapter. Regardless of side, drawers appear above all other components with the exception of the status and navigation bars. They can be thought of as existing just off screen. They can be thought of as existing just off screen as demonstrated by the following diagram:

Two support libraries are required to set up the siding navigation ...

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