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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)

GUI Alerts – What’s New in Menus, Dialog, Toast, Snackbars, and More in Modern Android Development

Graphic User Interface (GUI) alerts are essential to users because they provide critical information about a program or application’s status and can help users avoid errors and make informed decisions. Alerts can be triggered in various situations, such as when an error occurs, a program performs a critical operation, or when a user is about to perform an irreversible action.

One of the main benefits of GUI alerts is that they provide immediate feedback to users. For example, if a user enters incorrect information into a form, an alert can quickly inform them of the error, allowing them to correct it before proceeding. This can help to prevent mistakes and save time in the long run.

Another benefit of GUI alerts is that they can help to prevent accidental actions. For example, if a user is about to delete an important file, an alert can warn them of the potential...