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Android Studio Cookbook

By : Mike van Drongelen
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Android Studio Cookbook

By: Mike van Drongelen

Overview of this book

This book starts with an introduction of Android Studio and why you should use this IDE rather than Eclipse. Moving ahead, it teaches you to build a simple app that requires no backend setup but uses Google Cloud or Parse instead. After that, you will learn how to create an Android app that can send and receive text and images using Google Cloud or Parse as a backend. It explains the concepts of Material design and how to apply them to an Android app. Also, it shows you how to build an app that runs on an Android wear device. Later, it explains how to build an app that takes advantage of the latest Android SDK while still supporting older Android versions. It also demonstrates how the performance of an app can be improved and how memory management tools that come with the Android Studio IDE can help you achieve this. By the end of the book, you will be able to develop high quality apps with a minimum amount of effort using the Android Studio IDE.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Android Studio Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Great transitions

If you click on any of the cards it will display the entry view again with the comments and a preview of the picture that we took previously.

We do not just want to move from the list view to the detail view. Material design also takes care of great natural transitions. This recipe is going to apply just that.

Getting ready

To go through this recipe, you will need to have the previous recipes up and running. This recipe is going to add some animations to it.

How to do it…

The following steps will help us to add the animations to our app:

  1. Add a mDrink member to ViewHolder in the MainAdapter class:

    public Drink mDrink;
  2. In the same file in the onBindViewHolder method inform the view holder about the actual drink, just after the initialization of currentDrink:

    Drink currentDrink = mDrinks.get(position);
    holder.mDrink = currentDrink;
  3. In the onCreateViewHolder method, add an OnClickListener to the end:

    v.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {