With the release of Android 5.0, also known as Lollipop, Google introduced its new material design style.
Material Design is a huge step forward for Android apps, bringing with it a total overhaul of theming, as well as a bunch of new UI components you can use in your apps. To make things even better, Google also released the Android Design Support Library, which allows you to take advantage of material design in versions of Android going all the way back to Android 2.1.
In this article I'll walk-through some of the new components available in this library, and show how easy they are to introduce into an app.
Read the rest of the article over at Visual Studio Magazine.