The following is the first few sections of a chapter from The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development, plus headings for the remaining major sections, to give you an idea about the content of the chapter.
Sometimes, we make the user wait. And wait. And wait some more.
Often, in these cases, it is useful to let the user know that something they requested
is something that we are diligently working on. To do this, we can use some form
of progress indicator. We saw basic use of a
ProgressBar in the tutorials earlier
in this book — now is the time to take a much closer look at
ProgressBar and other
means of displaying progress.
Understanding this chapter requires that you have read the core chapters of this book. Having read the chapters on dialogs, custom drawables, and animators is also a good idea.
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