DroidDraw is a Graphical User Interface builder for developing Android application. Read tutorial for DroidDraw. DroidDraw TableLayout Tutorial. This tutorial describes how to build a simple input form using DroidDraw and TableLayout. This tutorial assumes that you have. DroidDraw is a Java Application to create User Interfaces for Google Android in a more about it, visit the web page, there you will find tutorials and much more.

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Now the we know more about the components of an Android Application let me introduce you to a new element we can work with: With this application we can work on-line or on our desktop. We can also download it for Linux, Mac or Windows.

On the left side we can see a rectangle area, like our phone screen. Above this screen we can see two values: So this droidcraw our first container of elements we are going to use.

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We can see the names of the others tabs. On the lower right side we can see the output of our creation. On the other hand, we could write our droiddrraw XML code and load it to the screen.

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This is a good way of testing the XML parameters to get familiar with them. We are going to use the most important ones in my opinion. Let’s have a look at them.

To use them, just drag one of the elements and drop it on the left side of the screen.

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On the other hand if we are using “AbsoluteLayout” we can place it wherever we want. To learn more about layouts, please visit this article: This tag is simple, we just have the Layouts containers and we can place them inside the screen.

In this way, a Layout can hold more layouts inside it, so we can create more complex structures. Depending on which element we have selected on the left screen, the Properties screen will change. Here we can see and edit the parameters of each element. It’s very intuitive, we just have to change values in the InputBox.

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You can play with values to see how they affect the layouts and the elements on the screen. One we have changed something and want to see it on the screen, just press the Apply button.


In this tag we can add Strings. This strings can be used in our UI.

We can reference them from other parts of the application. Instead of writing them manually we just made reference to a String we have created before. This application has more features, if you want to know more about it, visit the web pagethere you will find tutorials and much more. If you find any bugs in it, please contact the author you will tuforial his email address on the webpage.

Once we have it on our desktop, it’s time to have a look at it. In this second Serie of articles we will continue working on Android and Eclipse. This time, we will see different resources to make Droicdraw apps development more easy.