Monday, December 9, 2013


Back to when Android 4.3 and Nexus 7 announced, Google released a new backward-compatible Action Bar implementation called ActionBarCompat that's part of the Support Library r18. The ActionBarCompat APIs let you build the essential Action Bar design pattern into your app, with broad compatibility back to Android 2.1.

The post in Android Developers Blog helps you get started with ActionBarCompat, from setting up the Support Library to adding an Action Bar to your UI.

An introduction to this new support library, which allows you to add a compatible Action Bar to your application, targeting Android v2.1 or newer. This DevByte covers integrating the library, from adding it as a dependency to modifying your resources and code.

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ActionBarCompat Step-by-step:

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