Styling the SearchView with AppCompat v21 (material theme)

Earlier versions of the AppCompat-v7 library conveniently exposed a huge number of styling attributes that were hidden in the standard holo themes. A number of these attributes allowed customisation of…

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Updating navigation drawer icon to the material theme

Over the last couple of weeks many of the Google Android apps have been updated to support the Lollypop material theme. One of the noticeable changes is the new spinning…

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Updating Android apps to use the material theme

With the release of the Android Lollypop SDK, Google have also updated the support libraries. The good news is that the AppCompat library already contains support for the new material…

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