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@MarsVard /README
Last active Nov 5, 2016

android drawable to imitate google cards.
put card.xml in your drawables directory, put colors.xml in your values directory or add the colors to your colors.xml file.
set the background of a view to card,
as you can see in card.xml the drawable handles the card margin, so you don't have to add a margin to your view
``` xml
<View
android:layout_width="fill_parent"
android:layout_height="wrap_content"
android:background="@drawable/card"
/>
```
(here is a screenshot of what the cards look like)[http://i.imgur.com/XFbovuI.png]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<layer-list xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android">
<item>
<shape>
<padding android:top="10dp" android:right="10dp" android:bottom="5dp" android:left="10dp" />
<solid android:color="@color/transparent" />
</shape>
</item>
<item>
<shape>
<padding android:top="0dp" android:right="0dp" android:bottom="1dp" android:left="0dp" />
<solid android:color="@color/card_shadow_1" />
<corners android:radius="2dp" />
</shape>
</item>
<item>
<shape>
<padding android:top="0dp" android:right="0dp" android:bottom="1dp" android:left="0dp" />
<solid android:color="@color/card_shadow_2" />
<corners android:radius="2dp" />
</shape>
</item>
<!-- Background -->
<item>
<shape >
<solid android:color="@color/card_background" />
<corners android:radius="2dp" />
</shape>
</item>
</layer-list>
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<resources>
<color name="transparent">#00000000</color>
<!-- card colors -->
<color name="card_background">#ffffff</color>
<color name="card_shadow_1">#d4d4d4</color>
<color name="card_shadow_2">#dddddd</color>
<color name="card_detailing">#eee</color>
</resources>
@aimanbaharum

Thanks

@hirenkapuria

Thank you so much

@ahujakaran24

Wowo thumbs up +1

@dbarwacz

You could as well use system parameter: "@android:color/transparent"

@mrmodise

Very much appreciated

@ravib21
ravib21 commented Feb 11, 2016

That's perfect!! (y)

@emanuelthedude

i like :)

@cooliscool

Really cool ! Thanks :)
A short question :
Is there a better way to design drawables other than looking at the preview in android studio ?

@shashanthk

This is awesome. Thank you and +1 for the work...

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