Android Material Design Introduction


Material Design is a design language developed by Google. Material design makes use of grid-based layout, padding , elevation and shadows and responsive animations.

Material Design got introduced in Android Lollipop. A lot of widgets got added in the Material design which helped developers in improve the look and feel of their application.

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What is Android Pay ?

With Android Pay, you can simply unlock your phone like you normally do, place it near a merchant’s contactless terminal, and you’re good to go. Android Pay does all the heavy lifting. You don’t even need to open an app—just tap and go. You’ll also see a payment confirmation and get transaction details right on your phone.

Using External Fonts Android

Fonts are crucial part of Android Design. It is very easy to implement a third party font in Android. Let’s see how.

Start by creating a new project. Create a folder named assets under the main directory as show below.

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Copy the font file (.ttf) that you may have downloaded into this folder. Now you just have to write 3 lines of code in the MainActivity file to make it work.

 TextView txt = (TextView) findViewById(;

 //Loading Font Face
 Typeface tf = Typeface.createfromAsset(getAssets(),"fontname.ttf");


That’s it. You have successfully implemented a third party font in your project. Congrats!
For more fonts, you can check Read the terms and conditions before using the fonts in your app.

Starvue – Movies and TV Shows Android App

Hello everyone. It has been a long time since my last post. I was unable to post any tutorial as I was working on an Android project , which at last has been successfully published.

Here is the description of my app.

This app has been listed at Newswire ( )

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