Floating Action Button – Part 2

In the previous article we constructed a simple implementation of a Floating Action Button which conformed to the material design guidelines in terms of being elevated above the background (with the appropriate shadow) and rising to meet your finger when it is touched. In this article we’ll turn our attention to animating the icon to…

Floating Action Button – Part 1

One of the many new design patterns introduced as part of material design is the Floating Action Button. However, at the time of writing, there is isn’t a control baked in to Android to achieve this, so in this series we’ll look at how to implement a FAB which conforms to the material guidelines.