Lollipop Activity Transitions

One of the most interesting aspects of the Material Design specifications is the visual continuity between activities. With just a few lines of code, the new Lollipop APIs allow you to meaningfully transition between two activities. This breaks the classic activity boundaries of the previous Android versions and allows the user to understand how elements go from […]

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Android Contextual Action Mode Over Toolbar

You have seen Action Mode Menu in many apps like Whatsapp, Hike, Gmail, etc. while selecting multiple chats/emails on long press i.e. called Action Mode What is Action Mode? It represents a contextual mode of the user interface. Action modes can be used to provide alternative interaction modes and replace parts of the normal UI until […]

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Android Toolbar Animation Using Design Support Library

With the new Design support library for Android, it has become easier for us to create some great animations with minimal effort. We have seen WhatsApp profile view design with user image hide on scrolling. For that we need Design Support Library. In one of my earlier tutorial i had shown how to hide and show […]

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Android Staggered and Horizontal RecyclerView

In my earlier tutorials of RecyclerView we had learn how to use RecyclerView to create ListView and GridView items. Today we are going to create Staggered GridView and Horizontal RecyclerView. Staggered GridView Staggered GridView is nothing but GridView with random grid sizes that look nice in app. To achieve this we need  StaggeredGridLayoutManager and the syntax […]

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