GUI Design for Android Apps is the perfect—and concise—introduction for mobile app developers and designers. Through easy-to-follow tutorials, code samples, and case studies, the book shows the must-know principles for user-interface design for Android apps running on the Intel platform, including smartphones, tablets and embedded devices.
This book is jointly developed for individual learning by Intel Software College and China Shanghai JiaoTong University, and is excerpted from Android Application Development for the Intel® Platform.
What youÂll learn
Key aspects of why UI and UX design for embedded systems is different than for desktops
Troubleshooting UI design issues
Understanding how key concepts such as state transition, context class, and intent work
How to use the interface app design tools provided by Android
Planning for complex apps (apps with multiple activities)
Optimizing app design for touch screen input
Who this book is for
The book is primarily for app developers, software engineers and open-source programming enthusiasts, but can also be used by for training programs and Codeacademy-style programs.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. General Overview
Chapter 2. The Android-Specific GUI
Chapter 3. Designing Complex Applications
Chapter 4. Self-Drawing Graphics and Touch Screen Input