Applying coloring

We defined the color palette for our application. We applied each color by accessing its resource. Sometimes we do not have a particular color resource available. It can happen that we obtained the color dynamically through the backend (in a response to some API call) or we want the color to be defined from the code because of some other reasons.

Android is very powerful when you need to deal with colors from your code. We will cover some examples and show you what you can do.

To get color from an existing resource you can do the following:

    val color = ContextCompat.getColor(contex, R.color.plum) 

Before we used to do this:

     val color = resources.getColor(R.color.plum) 

But it is deprecated from Android version 6.

When ...

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