Smashing Android UI: Responsive User Interfaces and Design Patterns for Android Phones and Tablets

John Wiley & Sons
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Designers and developers, create smashing apps for Android devices

If you're developing applications for Android smartphones and tablets, you know it isn't enough just to create the app. The application has to be intuitive, well laid out, and easy to use. Smashing Android UI shows you just how to do that. Starting with basic components, this practical, full-color book shows you how to create scalable layouts, make use of adaptive layouts and fragments, follow Android design best practices, and design sleek, intuitive user interfaces using Android UI design patterns.

One of the newest guides in the terrific Smashing Magazine book series, this book takes you beyond the basics with expert techniques and innovative ideas. Learn smart solutions that will help you avoid pitfalls while building apps that can scale up to a multitude of possible Android device-and-browser combinations.

  • Teaches practical techniques for developing and designing applications that work on all Android phones and tablets
  • Helps developers who have Android experience, but not necessarily design experience, as well as designers who want to follow Android design best practices and patterns
  • Starts with how to use simple components and then moves on to building scalable layouts
  • Covers adaptive layouts and fragments, responsive design, and how to design user interfaces using Android UI design patterns

Smashing Android UI: Responsive Android UI and Design Patterns for Phones and Tablets helps you create apps for the hottest thing in technology--Android devices!

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About the author

Juhani Lehtimäki is a passionate Android developer who loves good design and great innovation. Originally from Finland, he works as the head of Android and Google TV development at Snapp TV in Munich, Germany.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Sep 20, 2012
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Pages
384
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ISBN
9781118387337
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Internet / General
Technology & Engineering / Mobile & Wireless Communications
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This content is DRM protected.
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