Extending SurfaceView

Overview

SurfaceView provides a dedicated drawing surface embedded inside of a view hierarchy. You can control the format of this surface and, if you like, its size; the SurfaceView takes care of placing the surface at the correct location on the screen.

One of the purposes of this class is to provide a surface in which a secondary thread can render into the screen. If you need to perform complex drawing operations many times a second, you may want to offload the drawing off the UIThread and that is the purpose of this view.

Usage

A SurfaceView Demo for rocket burst and page curl by Infinut

Droidcon NYC 2015 talk that explains the above demo step-by-step

References

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