Talk from Google I/O 2016.
Compatibility with older versions of Android is a must-have for most applications. Join members of the Android Support Library team as they walk through recent advances in backwards compatibility, explain important changes, and discuss the future of the support libraries.This post has been updated multiple time since first publishing. The content is
correct as-of March 13th 2019.
The DayNight functionality in AppCompat allows your app to easily switch between
a dark ⚫ and light ⚪ theme. This has many benefits for your users, especially if
you have a content-heavy app (such as a Reddit client).
How do I use it?
You need to change your theme to extend from one of the DayNight variants, and
then call one method to enable the feature. Here’s an example theme declaAs you may have seen on the Support Lib 23.2.0 blog post, we now have compatible
vector drawable implementations in the support libraries: VectorDrawableCompat
and Animated VectorDrawableCompat.
Those are implemented as standalone pieces of functionality. As we know that
developers want to use them from resources, we’ve added support for vector
drawables directly into AppCompat.
There are various reasons for this integration, including:
* Allows developers to easily use <vector> drawables onTalk from Android Dev Summit 2015.
The Android Support Libraries contain great libraries which help you jump-start your Android app. Chris Banes and Adam Powell use their expertise in Android Support Libraries at Google to discuss all the ins and outs along the way.Talk from Londroid.
The Android Support Libraries contain great libraries which help you jump-start your Android app. Chris Banes and Adam Powell use their expertise in Android Support Libraries at Google to discuss all the ins and outs along the way.Talk from Droidcon NYC 2015.
A round-up of some of the latest new tools and frameworks that help you make amazing, beautiful, and very material Android UIs.It’s been a while since my last post so here we are. You may have seen that the
22.1.0 support libraries were released yesterday, which is probably the biggest
non-platform release we’ve done with the support library.
Before we go any further, have a read of Ian’s official release blog post
. It outlines all of the new features in this release, for all of the libraries.
In this post I will concentrate more on tAndroid 5.0 Lollipop brings with it new functionality which allows you to
specify an override theme for a View (and any descendents). Let’s have a look at
how and why you would use it.
You’ve probably already been using this functionality for a while without
Think about the Light.DarkActionBar theme for a second. It’s a light theme for
your content (background is light and the foreground is dark), but the action
bar use a dark theme (dark backgrounTalk from Droidcon London 2014.
A deep dive into the Material design system for both designers and developers. Covering the design principles, applying them to your app and how to build them using the new Android-L APIs.