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

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Hour 8. Implementing the Main Menu Screen

In this hour, you learn about some of the different menu mechanisms available in Android. You begin by implementing the main menu screen of the Been There, Done That! application, using new controls, such as ListView and RelativeLayout. You then learn about other screens that can benefit from special types of menus, such as the options menu.

Designing the Main Menu Screen

To design the main menu screen, you begin by roughly sketching what you want it to look like. If you review the screen requirements, you see that this screen provides ...

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