Chapter     16

Advanced Graphics: Mastering the Drawable Class

In this sixteenth chapter, we will take a lower-level look at the Drawable class within the Android OS, as it provides a foundation for all graphics-related objects in the operating system.

Now that you’ve had some deep experience with, and exposure to, a variety of advanced Drawable object types in Android, it’s time for us to examine the base class that these came from, and to take a look at some of the other types of Drawable objects that are available to you in Android OS.

Many of these different types of Drawables, such as the Shape Drawable, we simply have not had a compelling reason to cover as of yet. This is mainly due to the fact that digital images, digital video, 2D animation, ...

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