Material design is an essential factor to be considered by companies specializing in Mobile App Development India. The material design influences the interaction, motion and visual design for platforms. Android offers material design support for developing apps.
Guidelines for using material design in Android apps
Android provides a number of features for building material design apps. Few of them are:
The material theme allows you to develop system widgets, new styles for your app. It allows you to see the color palette, touch feedback, activity transitions and default animations. Material theme is primarily of two kinds:
Lists and cards
Android facilitates displaying lists and cards using animations and material design themes. The new widget called Recycler View supports different layouts and enables performance improvements. The CardView widget allows display of important information stored in cards. It gives a consistent feel and look.
Androids now also feature the Z property apart from the X and Y property. The Z property deals with view elevation which determines the following:
The latest animation API’s allow creation of custom animations and enable touch feedback using UI controls and activity transitions. The latest API’s provide the following benefits:
Animations are shown is state lists and are drawable between state changes.
API’s allow developers to customize animations and facilitates their addition to custom views.