Mastering the Master-Detail Pattern

22nd October 2013 in London at The Skills Matter eXchange

This SkillsCast was filmed at Mastering the Master-Detail Pattern

In this talk, we will review the ways that you can make the most of master-detail with the least amount of headaches. You should have basic knowledge of Android application development.

While Android tablets are around 10% of the Android device market, they still represent a compelling niche for many app developers.

One of the touted techniques for targeting phones and tablets is the so-called "master-detail pattern" that shows a list of things, then details of a selected thing. However, there are many ways of implementing the master-detail pattern, hitting on other design "hot buttons" (do we offer horizontal swiping between details? How about multiple selections and a contextual action bar?).


Mastering the Master-Detail Pattern

Mark Murphy

Mark Murphy is the founder of CommonsWare and the author of the Busy Coder’s Guide to Android Development. He is active in supporting the Android developer community, from answering questions on Stac