Beginning ViewPagers

Learn how to use one of the most common Android Widgets, the ViewPager. ViewPagers are fundamental because they allow you to display different kinds of views using a pattern which is familiar to most users. By Aldo Olivares.

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Learning path

This is part of the Android User Interfaces learning path. View path.

Who is this for?

Beginner Android developers who are interested in learning how to use ViewPagers properly by creating a fun app that displays a list of celebrities. This course expects you to be familiar with Android Studio and Kotlin programming.

Covered concepts

  • Implement a Swipeable Screen
  • Listen for Page Changes
  • Implement a FragmentStateAdapter
  • RTL Support
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Learn about the ViewPager and why it is so useful when building android apps.

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The very first step towards a working ViewPager is to implement a swipeable screen. In this episode, learn how to change the layout that will hold your widget.

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Implement a FragmentStateAdapter; this allows you to display different fragments on each of the pages of your ViewPager.

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Learn more about the FragmentStateAdapter you created in the previous episode.

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Learn how to listen for page changes in order to take appropriate action such as displaying a toast or notification.

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Tabs are everywhere. Learn how to add tabs to the top of your app.

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RTL stands for right to left. There are many languages that must be read right to left so it is very important to learn how to support RTL in your ViewPager.

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