O'Reilly logo

Migrating to Android for iOS Developers by Sean Liao

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter     6

Android Application Resources

In Chapter 2, we briefly mentioned application resources without getting into implementation details. This is actually a very important topic because it is how Android addresses a well-known mobile issue: device fragmentation. Comparing this to the iOS platform, the magnitude of the issue is larger because there are more manufacturers that produce different devices with various configurations in terms of form factors, capacities, and so forth. To reach most users and make sure your apps still look right on the various devices, you provide alternative application resources for the supported device configurations. By providing alternative application resources, the Android resource framework chooses ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required