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Android Fundamentals: Views and Adapters

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Overview

Efficiently load and display data in a View using Adapter. Explore the implementation of the list, grid, staggered grid, paged list, swipeable Views, sliding Fragments, and a drop-down menu using Android Adapters.

One of the fundamental requirement for any mobile app is to display data in a View. Very often, the data comes as a collection and must be displayed on the screen as a list or page. To help with this, Android provides a system called Adapter, which is responsible for making a View for each item in the data set. In this course, Android Fundamentals: Views and Adapters you'll understand how to implement Adapters for various use case scenarios. First, you will understand what exactly is an adapter. Next, you'll discover various types of commonly used Adapters associated with RecyclerView, Grids, ViewPager2, Spinner, and Paging library. Finally, you will explore when to use which adapter in your application. When you're finished with this course, you will have skills and knowledge of Adapters needed to manage Views and data set with the best possible performance.

Topics:
  • Course Overview
  • Introduction to Adapters
  • Implementing RecyclerView
  • Creating Grids Using RecyclerView
  • Exploring PagedListAdapter
  • Implementing ViewPager2
  • Implementing a Spinner
  • Tying It All Together

Taught by

Sriyank Siddhartha

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