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Android Drawables and Images

by Sriyank Siddhartha

Effectively display images on Android device screens using drawables. This course will teach you how to create and use drawables to draw graphics on the screen for a clean user interface.

What you'll learn

A drawable resource is a general concept for a graphic (such as an image) that can be drawn on the screen. In this course, Android Drawables and Images, you'll learn foundational concepts of creating and using drawables to display images on the device screen.

First, you'll explore what are drawables and how to implement commonly used drawables such as raster drawables and vector drawables. Next, you'll discover how to generate app icons for multiple device screens with ease using a special tool known as Image Asset Studio and use them as app launcher icons, notification icons, action bar icons, and tab icons. Finally, you'll learn various other drawables such as nine-patch drawables, state list drawables, and the drawables related to animations and transitions.

When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of creating and using drawables needed to build a clean user interface.

About the author

Sriyank is a passionate software developer and loves to share his knowledge through his blogs and video courses. He follows "share and gain" principle which led him to publish many courses online. Though he has a deep love for Android he also specializes in other mobile app platforms such as iOS and also web development frameworks such as Laravel. He started his journey of sharing knowledge by holding hands-on workshops in various top level Indian Institutes such as NITs and IITs which eventuall... more

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