Android Wireless Application Development, 2nd Edition by Shane Conder

By Shane Conder

This e-book can provide all of the up to date details, validated code, and top practices you must create and industry winning cellular apps with the newest types of Android. Drawing on their huge adventure with cellular and instant improvement, Lauren Darcey and Shane Conder conceal each step: suggestion, layout, coding, trying out, packaging, and supply. The authors introduce the Android platform, clarify the foundations of potent Android software layout, and current modern-day top practices for crafting powerful person interfaces. subsequent, they provide precise insurance of every key Android API, together with info garage, networking, telephony, location-based providers, multimedia, 3D pictures, and undefined.

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Is often used to depict Android-related materials. At the same time,Android’s designers avoided the mistakes others suffered in the past. 0 SDK was released,Android platform development has continued at a fast and furious pace. For quite some time, there was a new Android SDK out every couple of months! In typical tech-sector jargon, each Android SDK has had a project name. 6). The latest version of Android is codenamed Gingerbread. 6 The Android mascot and logo. Some Android SDKs and their codenames.

3 shows some of the common phone form factors. 3 Various mobile phone form factors: the candy bar, the slider, and the clamshell. The bandwidth requirements for data transmission were also costly to the user. The Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) standard emerged to address these concerns. Simply put,WAP was a stripped-down version of HTTP, which is the backbone protocol of the Internet. info 11 12 Chapter 1 Introducing Android served up pages written in a markup language called Wireless Markup Language (WML).

Many other Droid-style phones have followed from other carriers. mp/cNhb4b). Content Providers: Developing Android Applications When users have Android handsets, they need those killer apps, right? Google has led the pack, developing Android applications, many of which, such as the email client and web browser, are core features of the platform. OHA members are also working on Android application integration. eBay, for example, is working on integration with its online auctions. We also saw humanitarian, social networking, and mash-up apps.

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