Write a research paper of 3–4 pages (cover and references pages not included in page count) that details the design and layout characteristics of Android phone applications.
- Specifically describe the design process for an Android phone application.
- Include a discussion of the role of Extensible Markup Language (XML) in the design process and how XML is used in the Android application files.
- Discuss the best practices and also the problems and solutions regarding design, layout, performance, compatibility, and security.
- Explain the difference between a light and a heavy layout and how they both relate to overall performance.