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Today's #AndroidDev and #AndroidDesign #Protip from +Roman Nurik is about padding and scroll indicators for scrollable containers like list views.

We do quite a bit of app UI review here on the Android Developer Relations team and one of the common issues with UI fit-and-finish we come across is improper padding and scroll indicators for padded scroll containers like ListViews, GridViews, and ScrollViews.

If you set top or bottom padding on your scroll container, make sure to set the clipToPadding attribute to false to ensure that as content scrolls, the padding scrolls away with it. If you don't set this attribute, your content will seem to scroll off into thin air, which can lead to a breakdown in your app's visual depth and hierarchy.

If you set left or right—well, start or end—padding on your scroll container (which you often should, per the Metrics and Grids section of the Android Design guide [1]), make sure scroll indicators hug the screen edges where possible, rather than the inset content. To do so, simply set the scrollbarStyle attribute to "outsideOverlay". This declutters content visuals and makes scrollbars feel a bit more consistent across your app.

In summary:

<ListView
    …
    android:clipToPadding="false"
    android:scrollbarStyle="outsideOverlay" />

An illustration of these issues can be found in the attached animation and diagram.

That's all for today, but if you have any other fit-and-finish protips, let's hear them in the comments!

[1] Metrics and Grids: http://goo.gl/4u8LeX
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Truly one of the best workplace in JA, if not the BEST!!
 
It was just another day at our Kingston office ;) http://youtu.be/XoDW1f75iPQ #digicelhappy #jamaicahappy
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The W3C is finally getting its shit together and have introduced variables to CSS. Here's how they work. http://www.matthewhughes.co.uk/17-years-css-gets-variables-finally/
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#SpringFramework   #SpringWasCoolIn2002   #youStillAlive   #pleaseDoNotUncircleMe   
When I see references to the Spring Framework in my Twitter stream, besides being surprised that it is still around, I feel like
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Quick reference for the space and time Big-O complexities of common algorithms:  http://bigocheatsheet.com/

I can't help but wonder though, what the complexity of the bigocheatsheet itself is, starting with the parsing step, and the fact that all browser parse, build their DOM tree and render in a manner that is optimized for contemporary, average web-site sizes. It is not O(1),O(nlogn),O(n), that much is certain. ( Background: http://taligarsiel.com/Projects/howbrowserswork1.htm )

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  • University of Technology, Jamaica
    Computer Science, 2011 - present
  • William Knibb Memorial High School
    2003 - 2009
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Third year computer Science student at the University of Technology, Jamaica. I have a very avid interest in technology, I enjoy reading articles about new and emerging technology such as mobile devices and mobile operating systems etc.. 
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