Android Floating Action Button in Kotlin
Floating action buttons are used in android applications to indicate the user for some priority-based task. Generally floating action buttons in the android applications are found aligned to the bottom end of the application. In this article, we will take a look at How to implement the Floating Action Button in Android using Kotlin. A sample video is given below to get an idea about what we are going to do in this article.
Note: If you are looking to implement the Floating action button in android using Java Check out the following article: Floating Action Button in Android using Java
Step by Step Implementation
Step 1: Create a New Project in Android Studio
To create a new project in Android Studio please refer to How to Create/Start a New Project in Android Studio. Note that select Kotlin as the programming language.
Step 2: Add icons for floating action buttons in the drawable folder
Navigate to the app > res > drawable folder. Right-click on it > New > Vector Asset > Now select the icon which you want to add and simply click on finish to add that icon to the drawable folder.
Step 3: Working with the activity_main.xml file
Navigate to the app > res > layout > activity_main.xml and add the below code to that file. Below is the code for the activity_main.xml file. Comments are added inside the code to understand the code in more detail.
Step 4: Working with the MainActivity.kt file
Go to the MainActivity.kt file and refer to the following code. Below is the code for the MainActivity.kt file. Comments are added inside the code to understand the code in more detail.
Now run your application to see the output of it.
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