AwesomeLayoutManager Android Layout Library

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AwesomeLayoutManager Android Layout Library
AwesomeLayoutManager Android Layout Library

Every Android applications layout management in proper and attractive way is key of success of that application. Today we discuss about a library named AwesomeLayoutManager contains a LayoutManager implementation with the help of which you can:

  • Draw your views in vertical and horizontal orientations
  • Make animated transition between vertical and horizontal mode
  • Draw your views in vertical orientation like a “previews” with cute scale effect
  • Scroll your views like a normal RecyclerView or like a ViewPager
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You can also see my previous article on Create dynamic Android layout:

Make dynamic Android View using json2view library

You can see demo above and now we dive in implementation of this library

How to setup AwesomeLayoutManager Android Layout Library

Make sure you use jcenter repository

repositories {
    jcenter()
}

Add dependency

dependencies {
    compile 'com.forcelain.awesomelayoutmanager:awesomelayoutmanager:1.0'
    ...
}

All you need is to create and setup an AwesomeLayoutManager instance

layoutManager = new AwesomeLayoutManager();

//how much your views will be scaled
layoutManager.setScaleFactor(0.5f);

//beheave like a ViewPager or not
layoutManager.setPagination(true);

// how much an item view will be high in vertical mode
layoutManager.setPageHeightFactor(.7f);

// time of transition between vertical and horizontal mode
layoutManager.setTransitionDuration(450);

recyclerView.setLayoutManager(layoutManager);

You can scroll your views like a normal RecyclerView

layoutManager.setPagination(false);

Also you can control the maximum height of views. For instance, make it small:

layoutManager.setPageHeightFactor(.7f);

You can find a working example in the “app” module

Hope you like this tutorial if any issues or suggestion you have please comment us.

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