In this video, Doug Winnie walks through how to customize colors for various widgets in the game to create a unique design and experience for the app.
- [Narrator] Our game is nearly complete.…The next step is to add some design polish…to make the app look a little nicer.…We're going to update a few color settings…for various widgets to add some style.…Open the content_main.xml document for the project.…We want to preserve the outside areas of the app…and just customize the content area in the middle.…Open design view and select from the Component Tree…the outer content_main widget…which is the RelativeLayout widget.…In the properties panel, the color options aren't listed.…
But we can show them…by clicking the View All properties button.…From here, we can define the background color.…When you hover over the background item,…click the triple dots to the right of the row.…You will want to select a color.…So select Color from the left hand side.…We can make it look like,…we're rolling the dice on a felt background…by selecting a nice green color.…Let's pick holo_green_dark.…And click OK.…We can adjust our text use as well.…Let's change the top to be white.…Select the rollresult item,…
- Installing Android Studio
- Coding in Java and XML
- Getting a head start with starter templates
- Working with emulators
- Creating a project, variable, and toast
- Connecting XML widgets to code
- Adding images
- Adding game logic with conditional statements and operators
- Changing the data or design
Skill Level Beginner
1. Android Basics
Test your setup2m 56s
3. The Major Parts
4. Make an App
5. Tinkering with Your App
Next steps1m 4s
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