Droidcon India 2013

What's your thinking on Android this year?

Bootstrapping Android Custom Views

Submitted by Androcid Media Pvt. Ltd. (@prajyotm) on Friday, 27 September 2013

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Technical level

Beginner

Section

Workshops

Status

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Objective

Life is simple, when App is simple. But as you step on the complex UI, customization comes to the rescue. In this talk, focus will be on pushing the Android UI framework onto the next scale allowing users to improve exisitng widgets, compound controls and craft the completely new views.

Description

[Duaration : 1 - 1.15 hours ]

Even though Android Framework provides number of pre-build layout features for building UI's, when it comes to targeted optimization or building unique "wow" UI, makes one migrate to custom UI designing. This talk will focus on the following key points :
1. Android Design Stucture,
2. Structural Pattern design
3. Using Switch pattens
3. View Abstractions and Traversals

The talk will also aim to cover process of measurements and layouts while building UI's. Some elements will also include basic insights about uiautomator API.

Requirements

Just the basic setup

Speaker bio

Prajyot is leading Product based organization, Androcid Media Pvt. Ltd based in Goa.
Prajyot is himself an android developer and has been mentor for various mobile app building strategy and initiatives around india. He is the manager of the GDG GAUG (Goa Android User Group) and have delivered talks at several places in India including Droidcon 2012.

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