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Modern Android 13 Development Cookbook

By : Madona S. Wambua
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Book Image

Modern Android 13 Development Cookbook

5 (1)
By: Madona S. Wambua

Overview of this book

Android is a powerful operating system widely used in various devices, phones, TVs, wearables, automobiles, and more. This Android cookbook will teach you how to leverage the latest Android development technologies for creating incredible applications while making effective use of popular Jetpack libraries. You’ll also learn which critical principles to consider when developing Android apps. The book begins with recipes to get you started with the declarative UI framework, Jetpack Compose, and help you with handling UI states, Navigation, Hilt, Room, Wear OS, and more as you learn what's new in modern Android development. Subsequent chapters will focus on developing apps for large screens, leveraging Jetpack’s WorkManager, managing graphic user interface alerts, and tips and tricks within Android studio. Throughout the book, you'll also see testing being implemented for enhancing Android development, and gain insights into harnessing the integrated development environment of Android studio. Finally, you’ll discover best practices for robust modern app development. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to build an Android application using the Kotlin programming language and the newest modern Android development technologies, resulting in highly efficient applications.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Implementing a scrollable list

Implementing a scrollable list is essential for creating an effective and user-friendly Android app that meets the needs of your users. A scrollable list allows you to display a large amount of information on a small screen, which can be beneficial, especially in a tiny device such as a watch. By scrolling through the list, users can quickly and easily access all of the items without navigating to different screens or pages.

Users expect a smooth and responsive scrolling experience when interacting with lists. Implementing a scrollable list with optimized performance can help ensure the app feels fast and responsive to the user. Scrollable lists can be customized to suit a variety of use cases and design requirements. You can adjust the layout, appearance, and behavior of the list to fit your app’s specific needs and provide a unique user experience. In this recipe, we will look at how you can implement a scrollable list in Wear OS.

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