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Kotlin on Android: Managing Preferences and Settings

by Mitch Tabian

Every Android application has some kind of settings screen. In this course, you’ll learn how to leverage SharedPreferences and the Preferences framework to build excellent settings screens that conform to Androids design guidelines.

What you'll learn

At the core of modern mobile applications is a thorough understanding of SharedPreferences and Settings Screens. In this course, Kotlin on Android: Managing Preferences and Settings, you will learn how to leverage SharedPreferences and the Preferences framework. First, you will learn about the Preferences framework, which helps you conform to Android's design guidelines and provide a consistent user experience. Then, you will use SharedPreferences to save, edit, and retrieve key-value pairs saved locally on the Android device. Finally, you will implement a number of different interfaces for detecting when changes occur to Preferences and SharedPreferences. When you’re finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of SharedPreferences and Settings Screens that will help you as you move forward to develop mobile applications.

About the author

Mitch loves to teach, but his close second is learning new technologies. The tech industry is evolving and changing at an incredible rate. It's almost as though a new coding language is built every day. He feels very lucky to be living through the technology revolution of the 21st century.

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