Join Michael Lehman for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding controls, part of Learning Simple Android Development Tools.
…We've taken a look at the basic elements of an android…app now lets look at input and output controls in more detail.…The input controls are things like button,…toggle button, radio button, and image button.…Also available are check boxes, switches, the seekbar…which is sometimes called the slider, and the spinner.…And there is two different kinds of ways of interacting with text, with your user.…The text field is a simple text input box that you…have seen on many web forms, you have seen it on…many apps for example if you go to the Contacts application…and you are filling in a first name and a last name.…
The kind of control that accepts the name you tap on it, the…keyboard shows up, and you can type in your name is a text field.…There are multiple kinds of text fields.…There's the simple text field and there's also kinds that only accept…names, which means they do things like automatically capitalize the first letter.…There's text fields, which only accept passwords which means they show the letter…as you're typing it and then they turn it into a symbol so when…
- Understanding the elements of an Android app, such as controls, sensors, effectors, and storage
- Exploring MIT App Inventor 2
- Getting started with Basic4android
- Building simple apps
- Testing apps on Android emulators and devices
- Sharing apps
- Creating hybrid apps with Appy Pie, Make Me Droid, and AppMakr
Skill Level Beginner
1. Overview of Android Development
2. MIT App Inventor 2
4. Web-App-Creation Tools
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