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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 10. Building Forms to Collect User Input

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

Designing and implementing the settings screen

Working with EditText controls

Working with Button controls

Working with Spinner controls

Saving form data with SharedPreferences

In this hour, you begin implementation of the settings screen of the Been There, Done That! application. The settings screen displays a form for entering application configuration information, including the user’s login and profile settings. Different settings necessitate the use of different input controls, including EditText, Spinner, and Button controls, among others. Finally, you need to ensure that each setting is saved and stored in a persistent manner as part of the application’s ...

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