Android UI patterns

I am coding for an android project for more than a year now. I am not a UI guru but I a computer programmer and to be honest I would rather code at the server side. So in order to make my life easier I decided that the best way to make my apps clean and professional looking is to follow android UI patterns (action bar, quick actions and dashboard).

Make yourself a favor for all android developers out there and watch: [This video is out a year now...]


Check out the code of Google IO 2011 android app at I spend some hours looking at the code. It really helped me! There are implementations for the UI patterns you can use at your projects. There are also android libraries build for you that can do the trick (can be used on older sdks too). My personal favorite is GreenDroid: