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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)

Creating a bottom sheet dialog

Bottom sheet dialogs are a popular design pattern in Android because they provide a simple and efficient way to display contextual information or actions without taking up too much space on the screen. When developing Android apps, here are some of the reasons why bottom sheet dialogs are considered a good choice:

  • They are designed to slide up from the bottom of the screen, taking up minimal screen space. This makes them an excellent option for displaying supplementary information or actions without overwhelming the user.
  • They are often used to provide additional information relevant to the current context, such as options or settings specific to the current view.
  • Because bottom sheet dialogs are designed to slide up from the bottom of the screen, they give users a sense of control over the interaction. Users can easily dismiss the dialog by swiping it down or tapping outside of the dialog.

Overall, bottom sheet dialogs are an excellent...