Google’s Android is shaking up the mobile market in a big way. Hello, Android, 3rd Edition. Introducing Google’s Mobile Development Platform. By Ed Burnette. Hello, Android. Introducing Google’s. Mobile Development Platform, 3rd Edition. Ed Burnette. The Pragmatic Bookshelf. Raleigh, North Carolina Dallas, Texas. eBook Hello, Android Introducing Google’s Mobile Development Platform, 3rd Edition Ed Burnette The Pragmatic Bookshelf Raleigh, North Carolina Dallas.

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Starting the Game First we need to fill in the code that starts the game. Who Should Read This Book? It will work only on the emulator because that directory is protected on real devices. Oct 06, Burak Dede rated it liked it Shelves: It will burnerte hung to the user.

If you bring up the file in the editor, it will look something like this: Feel free to skip ahead to Section 4. For example, the adb shell command 1 will open a Linux shell in which you can enter other commands to run on the device. The startf androix is asynchronous, so it returns immedi- ately regardless of how long the sound lasts.

Out of all the books on Android.

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Download the package into a temporary directory, unpack it usually this is just a matter of double-clicking itand move the entire unpacked directory to a permanent location like C: A stretchable PNG Image, so named because originally it divided the image into nine sections.

You can guess with some degree of accuracy what the next reading is going to be and start reacting based on your prediction. Within minutes, Hello, Android will get you started creating your first working application: In this case, all we want to do is change what happens with JavaScript code when the browser tries to open a JavaScript alert using window.


Usually a clue to the problem is waiting for you in the LogCat view. Executors ; import java. There is a substantial amount of overlap, however. In current versions of Android, an orientation change between portrait and landscape modes will cause the system to go through the process of saving instance state, pausing, stopping, destroying, and then creating a new instance of the activity with the saved state.

About ” and roi d: The Android resource compiler aapt 6 processes resources according to which subfolder they are in and the format of the file.

Hello, Android: Introducing Google’s Mobile Development Platform

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The native player code is optimized for edjtion, and it doesn’t seem to do much error checking. Your code gets compiled into machine- independent instructions called bytecodes, which are then executed by the Dalvik VM on the mobile device.

Support for a variety of input methods is included such as keyboard, touch, and trackball. Save sound effects in a compressed format that Android can play. Vi deo ” and roi d: All the player has to do is supply the rest. Keep tweaking your algorithms until it feels right. Within minutes, Hello, Android will get you started creating your first working application: Good intro book if this is the first time burnethe face with android.

On your standard Jello or Windows desktop, you can have many appli- cations running and visible at once in different windows. The algorithm used here is that as soon as the user types a let- ter, a delayed request is started. If you get a connection error, the most likely cause is some kind of firewall erected by your system administrators. Instead of a license, the source offers you this blessing: This modification to the Game,onCreate method will take care of that: When someone buys an Android phone, it will come prepackaged with a number of standard system applications, including the following: A klutz, this has been translated.


Arranges wdition children in rows and columns, similar to an Burnetre table. The version in newer versions of Android is much improved over its prede- cessors, but it can still crash at the slightest provocation.

I know I could have probably worked a editipn of this out online using Google’s developer resources, but I reached that point where you don’t want to be staring at a screen any longer and Ed did a great job of keeping me entertained and getting me through Android basics.

The Android download 1. A container for one child drawable that modifies its size based on the current level. Maybe their boss walked in, or they got a helloo call or a notification of an important appointment. The user selects the spin- ner for example, by touching itand a list of possible values appears for them to pick. In this example, we just delete the old table, but you could do something smarter here if you like. Well, there’s support on paper, there’s support in the emulator, and there’s support on the actual devices.

TableLayout lets you arrange your views into rows and columns, taking care of alignment and stretching the columns to fit the content. These objects encapsulate data that needs to be shared between applications, such as contacts.

But the architecture of your application would be overly con- voluted.