In Android Animations are the visuals that are added to make the user interface more interactive, clear and good looking. Fade In and Fade out animations are used to modify the appearance of any view over a set interval of time so that user can be notified about the changes that are occurring in our application. In this article we will be discussing how to create a Fade In/Out animation in Kotlin .
It is used to specify the duration of animation
It is the starting alpha value for the animation, where 1.0 means fully opaque and 0.0 means fully transparent
It is the ending alpha value
Sets unique id of the view
First step is to create a new Project in Android Studio. For this follow these steps:
Click on File, then New and then New Project and give name whatever you like
Then, select Kotlin language Support and click next button.
Select minimum SDK, whatever you need
Select Empty activity and then click finish.
After that, we need to design our layout. For that we need to work with the XML file. Go to app > res > layout and paste the following code:
In this folder, we will be adding the XML files which will be used to produce the animations. For this to happen, go to app/res right click and then select, Android Resource Directory and name it as anim. Again right click this anim folder and select Animation resource file and name it as fade_in. Similarly, also create fade_out.xml and paste the following code. fade_in.xml