Download Android TV Apps Development: Building for Media and Games by Paul Trebilcox-Ruiz PDF

By Paul Trebilcox-Ruiz

ISBN-10: 1484217837

ISBN-13: 9781484217832

This exclusive brief publication walks you thru developing significant leisure apps for one of many most recent Android structures. Android television Apps improvement: construction Media and video games will demystify a number of the most modern APIs and current the instruments beneficial for construction purposes that run on Android TV.

Walking via instance functions, you are going to examine the vocabulary essential to resolve real-world difficulties and the way to give your content material at the tv via Android. as well as functional code examples, you'll know about numerous layout concerns that might make utilizing your apps an relaxing event for users.

What you'll learn:

how one can layout for Android TV
how one can create a media app for Android TV
What are the sport design/development concerns for Android TV
how one can distribute Android television apps

Audienceevelopers with a few event with Android improvement who're attracted to development purposes for the Android television platform.

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Show(); } } If the clicked action is the Play/Pause button, you will check the state of the button. If the button is in the Play state, you will enable control fading so that the controls disappear from the screen and notify PlayerActivity that it should start playing the video. If the clicked button is Pause, control fading will be disabled so that the controls stay visible, and PlayerActivity will be notified that the media should be paused. The final thing you have to handle when the Play/Pause button is pressed is changing the button state.

ClosedCaptioningAction(getActivity()); } You can specify which row each action goes into by assigning them to the proper adapter. setupPrimaryActionsRow will add the skip back, rewind, play/pause, fast forward, and skip forward to the top control row. setupSecondaryActionsRow will add the repeat, shuffle, high quality toggle, and closed caption options to the bottom row. It should be noted that the order in which you assign actions to an adapter is directly related to the order that they are displayed from left to right.

ViewHolder viewHolder) { } } Note RecyclerViews are still a relatively new addition to Android development. If you haven’t worked with them before, I highly recommend the book Android Recipes, 4th edition, by Dave Smith. Also published by Apress, it contains a lot of amazing examples for Android development, including a strong section on the RecyclerView. While Presenter does most of its work behind the scenes, you can see there’s still a bit more customizing that needs to be done. The Presenter class requires the use of the ViewHolder pattern in order to reuse views when cycling through rows with more than a few items.

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