This video introduces the action bar, and what we can do with it by taking a look at some built in applications.
The first thing we have to do before working with the action bar is talk about the AppCompat library and how to make our applications look good in both Android 4 and Android 5.
The most basic thing an action bar can do is display buttons, and in this video we introduce how to use them.
Next up, we talk about adding checkboxes, radio buttons, and button groups in action bars.
This video shows a basic technique of working with fragments; setting up an example application that we will be using to show how fragments work with action bars.
Now we use the sample application created in the last video to show how fragments interact with action bars.
In this video, we show a technique that allows us to create custom layouts on our action bars.
Finally, we wrap up our discussion of action bars by showing how we can manipulate our styles and themes.
Toolbars are a newer and more flexible version of action bars. In this video we take a look at all the cool things they allow us to do!
Nav drawers are a common way to navigate modern applications. This video introduces how to use them in our applications.
We wrap up our discussion of nav drawers by showing how they interact with toolbars.