Chapter     3

Android UI Widgets: User Interface Widgets and the View Class

In this chapter, we will learn more about the Android View class, as well as continuing our exploration of the Android Application development framework that was created for us by Eclipse ADT in Chapter 2, using the New Android Application series of dialogs that we recently utilized.

Now that we have a better foundation for understanding how those ViewGroup layout containers contain Android View UI widgets, and how to use XML file UI layout definitions to add UI elements using tags and configure those UI elements using parameters, we can concentrate our efforts in this chapter on learning about the View Superclass and all the advanced User Interface Design features that ...

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