Mobile Client

VST10 Creating Great Looking Android Applications Using Material Design


2:00pm - 3:15pm

Level: Intermediate

Kevin Ford

Mobile Practice Lead


Android Lollipop introduced the Material Design Guidelines. These have substantially changed the appearance of Android applications. There are numerous new controls and style considerations you need to understand in order to implement the user interfaces your designers are creating. In this session, you'll look at the CardView, RecyclerView, styles and even Marshmallow concepts like the text selection, and look at examples in Xamarin and Java.

You will learn:

  • About Android Material Design
  • How to use the AppCompat V7 library to get at material design components
  • About the practical implementation of material design controls and styles