Material Design

Material Design, Android Libraries, Talks

Designing the Design Support Library

Talk from Droidcon London 2016. The design library introduced CoordinatorLayout, AppBarLayout and CollapsingToolbarLayout last year. This talk will go through how it all works, from CoordinatorLayout Behaviors, to nested scrolling.
Chris Banes
Material Design, Android Views, Talks

Nested scrolling - living life on the edge

Talk from DevFest Tokyo. The design library introduced CoordinatorLayout, AppBarLayout and CollapsingToolbarLayout last year. This talk will go through how it all works, from CoordinatorLayout Behaviors, to nested scrolling, to all of the crazy things in between to make it work back to API 9.
Chris Banes
Nested Scrolling, Material Design, Talks

Secrets of the Support Library

Talk from Droidcon NYC 2016. The support library has become a necessity for the majority of Android developers. This talk will delve into some of its secrets, from bugs we’ve fixed, things we haven’t (yet).
Chris Banes
Material Design, Android UI, Talks

Papercraft

Talk 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.
Chris Banes
AppCompat, Material Design

appcompat v21: material design for pre-Lollipop devices!

The Android 5.0 SDK was released today and among the many tasty updates, includes new UI widgets and theming abilities to create material design style apps.  To enable you to bring your updated designs to older platforms, we have also updated the support libraries including AppCompat. In this post I’ll outline what’s new in AppCompat and how you can use it in your app. AppCompat (aka ActionBarCompat) started out as a backport of the Android 4.0 ActionBar [https://developer.android.com/referenc
Chris Banes