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Mastering Android Studio 3 by Kyle Mew

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The Theme Editor

Google prescribes a series of 20 different hues to be used in Android apps and Material design web pages. Each hue comes in ten shades, as seen in the following examples:

Material palettes

The full palette along with downloadable swatches can be found at: material.io/guidelines/style/color.html#color-color-palette.

Material guidelines recommend that we use shades of 500 and 700 for our primary and dark primary colors and 100 for the accent. Fortunately, we do not have to concern ourselves overly with these numbers, as there are tools to help us.

The most useful of these tools is the Theme Editor. This is another graphical ...

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