Building apps programmatically

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Feb 29, 2012 11:27:16 PM via Website

I am an experienced Java programmer but new to Android. I want to port a DSL (Domain Specific Language) Java application that generates everything - including the GUI - on the fly using Java code rather than XML, but I can't find any useful examples of creating apps other than the very basic "Hello Android". Does anyone know of a useful resource on programming the GUI? The only alternative is to experiment with the APIs and I feel this could take a while. I'll settle for a book that covers this topic but all the ones I've seen only talk about the declarative approach.

Alternatively, is there a direct correlation between the (well documented) XML constructs and corresponding Java structures? One that can be deduced by the use of simple rules?

Graham

Mar 1, 2012 3:46:50 PM via Website

HI, and welcome!

For development related questions, Xda Developers is gonna be your best resource. Some of the most talented developers in the world are on that site.

Have you posted your question there?