Percent – Part 1

In August 2015 Google published a new support library along with the Marshmallow Developer Preview 3 named Percent which provides an alternative to using weights in LinearLayout to divide space within your layouts. In this short series we’ll take a look at this new library, explore how to implement it, and also look at some…

Layout Weights – Part 1

There is an often overlooked feature of layouts which is extremely powerful and allows us to get some pretty fine-grained control of the humble LinearLayout: Layout weights. We have briefly touched on layout weights in the Intelligent Layouts article, but we’ll cover them in a little more depth here.