Introduction to Android Animations

Introduction to Android Animations

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Jérémie Laval

February 24, 2013
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  1. Xamarin Seminar 14th February 2013 Introduction to Android Animations

  2. Agenda Jérémie Laval Xamarin Xamarin Engineer jeremie.laval@xamarin.com @jeremie_laval http://blog.neteril.org Introduction

    to Android Animations
  3. Foreword Xamarin “The best UI animations are the ones your

    users don't notice because they feel natural”
  4. Android Animation APIs Xamarin 1. View Animations 2. Property Animations

    3. Layout animations
  5. View Animations Xamarin - Pre-Android 3.0 - Only on View

    - Limited range of effect - Simple and straightforward
  6. Property Animations Xamarin - New in Android 3.1 - Generalized

    framework for animations - Custom property support - Complete instrumentation API
  7. Layout animations Xamarin - Easy to use ( just add

    android:animateLayoutChanges="true" ) - Fade in/Fade out + Slide in/Slide out effects - Nice for transition between element states
  8. In Conclusion Xamarin

  9. Resources Xamarin - Sticky GUIs: http://parleys.com/#st=5&id=2897 - Android Developers DevBytes

    
 http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWz5rJ2EKKc_XOgcRukSoKKjewFJZrKV0
 - Android API Guide: http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/graphics/index.html - Our Xamarin docs: http://docs.xamarin.com/android/Recipes/Other_UX/Animation - Android tricks series on Xamarin blog: http://blog.xamarin.com
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