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Android Working With Online Music Player

The Android platform offers media playback tools that can be used by your applications to build an interface between the user and their music resources. We’re going to build a fundamental music player application for Android in this tutorial series.…

Using vector assets in Android apps

In previous posts we’ve looked at Android’s VectorDrawable image format and what it can do: In this post we’ll dive into how to use them in your apps. VectorDrawable was introduced in Lollipop (API 21) and is also available in…

Draw a Path: Rendering Android VectorDrawables

In the previous article, we looked at Android’s VectorDrawable format, going into its benefits and capabilities. We covered how you can define paths which make up the shapes in your assets. VectorDrawable supports a number of ways of actually drawing…

Android Styling: Themes Overlay

In previous articles in this series on Android styling, we’ve looked at the difference between styles and themes, talked about the benefits of using themes and theme attributes and highlighted some common attributes to use. Today we’ll focus on actually…