This is an abstract class that meant to be used to implement virtualized lists(and grids,carousels,stacks etc) of items.
This class derives from AdapterView.
public abstract class AbsListView extends AdapterView<ListAdapter>
Several classes derive from this class:
|GridView||Direct||Renders Items in a 2D scrolling grid.|
|ListView||Direct||Renders items in a scrollable vertical list.|
|ExpandableListeView||Indirect||Renders items in a scrollable vertical two level list.|
AbsListView has been available since Android API Level 1 and resides in the
AbsListView is just the base class that provides the necessary abstraction to hold any type of list, be it grid, carousel or stack for these views.