ActionsContentView is an standalone library implements actions/content swiping view (AKA Side Navigation UI Pattern, AKA Facebook side menu). The library doesn't use any specific code introduced in new Android SDK versions. This allows develop an application with an action/content swiping view for every version of Android from 2.2 and up.
ActionsContentView is an standalone library implements actions/content swiping view.
The library doesn't use any specific code introduced in new Android SDK versions. This allows develop an application with an action/content swiping view for every version of Android from 2.2 and up.
Some advantages of this library:
There is one limitation:
Here is an example of ActionsContentView as an element of an XML layout:
... <shared.ui.actionscontentview.actionscontentview android:id="@+id/content" android:layout_width="match_parent" android:layout_height="match_parent" android:layout_above="@id/divider" app:actions_layout="@layout/actions" app:actions_spacing="0dp" app:content_layout="@layout/content" app:shadow_drawable="@drawable/shadow" app:shadow_width="8dip" app:spacing="64dip" app:spacing_type="right_offset"></shared.ui.actionscontentview.actionscontentview> ...
Try out the example application on the Android Play Store: ActionsContentView Example.
To enable horizontal scrolling at content view, you should set swipe from bezel mode. It is easy to do this by adding next row to XML layout:
or by next line(s) of code:
To create parallax effect we should create a translate animation and use it as the effect for the actions layout. Here are steps to get it done:
Create /res/anim/actions.xml and put next code into it:
Add the next line to the XML layout of ActionsContentView:
Parallax demo can be seen here.
Please follow next instruction to import library project into your Eclipse workspace:
If you have got error like this one: "Android requires compiler compliance level 5.0 or 6.0. Found '1.7' instead. Please use Android Tools > Fix Project Properties" use next steps to resolve it:
Do this for all Android projects or workspace setting and problem should be resolved.
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