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Material Design for Android Developers

Google via Udacity

Overview

In this course, you'll learn how to apply the material design principles that define Android's visual language to your apps. We'll start by walking you through Android design fundamentals, then we'll show you how to apply this knowledge to transform design elements of sample apps. By the end of the course, you'll understand how to create and use material design elements, surfaces, transitions and graphics in your app, across multiple form factors.

Syllabus

  • Android Design Fundamentals
    • Understand and apply the fundamentals of Android design to your app.,Understand app structures, common navigation patterns and themes.
  • Surfaces
    • Understand how to use surfaces to structure the hierarchy in an app.,Learn how use surfaces to control interaction of elements in an app.
  • Bold Graphic Design
    • Learn how to effectively use imagery and fonts.,Learn how to effectively use color.,Learn how to apply themes and styles.
  • Meaningful Motion.
    • How to properly time an animation.,Transition between application states.,Learn how to create orderly animations.
  • Adaptive Design.
    • Learn how to implement your designs on many screen sizes.,Learn what considerations to make when adapting a design.

Taught by

Roman Nurik, James Williams and Nick Butcher

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