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Android Fundamentals: ConstraintLayout

by Rebecca Franks

Learn how to create layouts with Android Studio’s Layout Editor and ConstraintLayout. This course will teach the basics of using ConstraintLayout, such as Constraints, Guidelines, Barriers, Bias, and Chains.

What you'll learn

Knowing how to build layouts for your Android app is a necessary skill, and using ConstraintLayout and the Android Studio Layout Editor is essential to being a successful Android Developer. In this course, Android Fundamentals: ConstraintLayout, you will learn how to build great layouts using ConstraintLayout. First, you will learn all about Constraints and how to manage them in the layout editor. Next, you will explore some fundamental constructs such as working with Chains and Guidelines. Finally, you will discover how to use some of the more advanced features of ConstraintLayout such as Circular Positioning and Barriers. When you are finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of ConstraintLayout that will help you as you move forward to becoming a great Android Developer.

Table of contents

Course Overview
1min
Next Steps in Your ConstraintLayout Journey
2mins

About the author

Rebecca Franks is an Lead Android Developer. She has over 6 years experience in developing Android applications. In March 2016, she was awarded with the status of Google Developer Expert for Android. In her spare time, she works with Book Dash - a Non Profit Organisation - developing an Android app to showcase their free children's books. She enjoys public speaking and frequently speaks at conferences internationally and at local meetups. Her blog has been featured multiple times in Android We... more

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