CardView in Android With Example
CardView is a new widget in Android that can be used to display any sort of data by providing a rounded corner layout along with a specific elevation. CardView is the view that can display views on top of each other. The main usage of CardView is that it helps to give a rich feel and look to the UI design. This widget can be easily seen in many different Android Apps. CardView can be used for creating items in listview or inside Recycler View. The best part about CardView is that it extends Framelayout and it can be displayed on all platforms of Android. Now we will see the simple example of CardView implementation.
Step 1: Create a new Android Studio Project.
For creating a new Android Studio Project. Click on File>New>New Project. Make sure to keep your language as JAVA and select Empty Activity.
Step 2: Add material dependency in build.gradle file.
Navigate to Gradle Scripts then to build.gradle(app) and then add below dependency to it.
After adding this dependency you will get to see a popup option at top right corner which displays sync now. Click on that option to sync your project.
Step 3: Add google repository in the build.gradle file of the application project if by default it is not there
All Jetpack components are available in the Google Maven repository, include them in the build.gradle file
Step 4: Now we will create a simple CardView.
Navigate to app>res>layout>activity_main.xml then create new CardView widget to it.
Step 5: Now run your app on your emulator or device you will get to see the output.