Archive for August, 2011
Android Layouts are extremely powerful. In the article on Supporting Multiple Displays we looked at how we can use Layouts to allow Android to take a certain amount of responsibility for fitting things to the display. However, Android supports a number of different types of Layout and, while we may have a clear idea of how things should be arranged on the screen, it is not always obvious which type of layout(s) we should use to achieve this. In this series of articles, we will examine the different types of layout available to us, to help us to get a feel for which layout type we should use to solve different problems.