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Mastering Android Studio 3 by Kyle Mew

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Wearable layouts

One of the most interesting challenge when it comes to Android Wear UI development,  is the two different shapes these smart watches come in. There are two ways we can approach this.

One is similar to the way we have managed things previously and involves designing a layout for each form factor whilst the other technique uses a method that produces a layout that will work for either shape.

On top of these techniques the wearable support library comes equipped with some very handy widgets suited to curved and round layouts and lists.

One of the most useful and instructive features of Android Studio is the project templates that are offered when a project is first set up. There is a good selection of these and they provide ...

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