Chapter     13

Android’s RelativeLayout Class: UI Design Using One Layout Container

The Android RelativeLayout class is another one of those often used layout container classes. In fact, it is the layout container that was generated when you used Eclipse’s New Android Application sequence of dialogs, as we did initially to create your UserInterface application infrastructure.

This tells us that it is one of Android’s recommended UI layout container classes. Like the LinearLayout, it is fairly memory efficient, especially because it allows a complex UI design to be executed using one single layout container. Unless you have a specialized UI design, which would use one of the UI layout container classes covered during the remainder of this book, ...

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