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Sams Teach Yourself Android™ Application Development in 24 Hours, Second Edition by Shane Conder, Lauren Darcey

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Hour 7. Implementing an Animated Splash Screen

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

Designing a splash screen

Updating the splash screen layout

Working with animation

This hour focuses on implementing the splash screen of the Been There, Done That! application. After roughly sketching out the screen design, you determine exactly which Android View controls you need to implement the splash.xml layout file. When you are satisfied with the screen layout, you add some tweened animations to give the splash screen some pizzazz. Finally, after your animations have completed, you must implement a smooth transition from the splash screen to the main menu screen.

Designing the Splash Screen

You implement the Been There, Done That! application from the ...

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