Nowadays, applications have a breathtaking visual appearance. This is something that makes your application unique and original. An eye pleasing appearance will make your application stand out in a field of similar applications, but it will also strongly appeal to your users and they are more likely to install and keep your app on their devices. In this chapter, we will show you how to make your application beautiful. We will introduce you to the secrets of Android UI theming! Our focus will only be on the visual aspect of Android applications.
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:
- Themes and styles in Android
- Working with assets
- Custom fonts and coloring
- Button designs
- Animations and animation sets