Category «Android – User Interface»

Testing Apps for Auto in Android

Testing your Auto app ensures that users do not encounter unexpected results or have a poor experience when interacting with your apps. Android now provides Desktop Head Unit (DHU), a testing tool for Auto apps that lets you test pre-released versions of your Android Auto apps without having to work from your car. The Desktop …

Android – UI Layouts

Input controls are the interactive components in your app’s user interface. Android provides a wide variety of controls you can use in your UI, such as buttons, text fields, seek bars, check box, zoom buttons, toggle buttons, and many more. UI ELEMENTS A View is an object that draws something on the screen that the …

Android – Event Handling

Events are a useful way to collect data about a user’s interaction with interactive components of Applications.Like button presses or screen touch etc. The Android framework maintains an event queue as first-in, first-out (FIFO) basis. You can capture these events in your program and take appropriate action as per requirements. There are following three concepts …

Android – Styles and Themes

A style resource defines the format and look for a UI. A style can be applied to an individual View (from within a layout file) or to an entire Activity or application (from within the manifest file). Defining Styles A style is defined in an XML resource that is separate from the XML that specifies …