IBRAR AHMAD IBRAR AHMAD - 1 month ago 12
Android Question

Android - Difference between Gridlayout and Staggered Gridlayout

I am working in android material design api & want to display some data in grid format. I tried both

GridLayout
and
StaggeredGridlayout
and both look same. For general information, i want to ask what is the difference between
Gridlayout
and
StaggeredGridlayout
?



Thank you.

Answer

Grid View : It is is a ViewGroup that displays items in a two-dimensional, scrollable grid. In this each Grid is of same size (Height and width). Grid View shows symmetric items in view.

Grid View

Staggered Grid View : It is basically an extension to Grid View but in this each Grid is of varying size(Height and width). Staggered Grid View shows asymmetric items in view.

staggered grid view

Tutorial to implement Staggered Grid View :

  1. Staggered Grid View
  2. Pinterest Masonry layout Staggered Grid View