Join Albert Lo for an in-depth discussion in this video Understand layout XML custom parameters, part of Android Development: Modern Android UI Design Elements.
- [Voiceover] To get started…with customizing the navigation drawer layout,…we need to open the layout XML file.…In Android Studio, let's go to app, resources, layout,…and select activity_main.…I'm going to use Command + 1 to minimize the android view.…The activity_main layout contains three major components.…First one is the DrawerLayout, which is the container…for the side navigation drawer itself.…
Then, there is also app_bar_main,…which is included as a child of DrawerLayout.…And finally, we also have NavigationView.…Notice that the NavigationView has two fields…with the prefix app.…First one is headerLayout, and then also there's menu.…These two app fields effectively act as an input parameter…for the custom view named NavigationView.…It also allows the developer to pass in data…or other information into the view,…much like how we can call Java methods…with input parameters.…
In particular, if we go to NavigationView,…and we can do that by hovering over navigation view…and selecting Command + B.…Then we search, using Command + F,…
- Creating a custom layout with XML
- Setting up OnClick handlers
- Making API calls
- Creating custom views
- Implementing ViewHolder objects
- Signing certificates
- Adding a checkbox
Skill Level Intermediate
Building Android Apps with Cloud Serviceswith Albert Lo2h 37m Intermediate
1. Understanding the Side Navigation Drawer
2. Custom RecyclerView: Multiple View Types
3. Custom RecyclerView: ViewHolders
4. Understanding Custom Views
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