The default ListView on Android with no styling applied is pretty vanilla and boring. Google have provided some guidelines on how to provide more stylish lists here:
but unfortunately do not provide any code to achieve this. It isn’t difficult, but I put a version together for a project I was working on and thought I would create a standalone project showing one way to do it. It’s mainly xml and styling with various dimensions but this should produce that style of list and works on pre Ice Cream Sandwich devices too. For the purposes of a demo I went with Fr. Ted themed data 🙂 The buttons on the right are for that sort of master + detail + navigation style list that you can see in Google Drive.
The code can be found here: