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By Robbie Matthews

Beginning Android capsule Programming starts through exhibiting tips on how to get your approach prepared for Android capsule programming. You won't want any prior Android adventure, simply because you'll research all in regards to the simple constitution of an Android software and the way the Android working process works—and then you'll methods to write your first Android pill program from scratch!

starting Android capsule Programming then equips you to construct a suite of attention-grabbing and fully-working Android pill purposes. those initiatives provide you with the muse and insights to construct your personal Android courses within the future.

You'll be brought to second programming, and you'll see what you are able to do with a slightly monitor interface and the Honeycomb SDK. after all, 3D programming is much more fascinating for plenty of programmers. If that comes with you, you'll find out about how Honeycomb has replaced the sport for Android portraits programming, and get your first style of 3D programming on an Android tablet.

lighting fixtures, digicam, motion! You'll research alongside the best way how Android Honeycomb grants entry, via your programming, to all these fascinating sensors that pill pcs are built with today—beyond the contact reveal itself. You'll examine, for instance, the way you to take advantage of a capsule GPS sensor to find your automobile!

You'll additionally detect how one can entry documents in your tablet—or at the web—through programming, after which construct on that perception to create your personal dossier browser software. This Android venture includes many helpful coding ideas appropriate for many events you may come upon on your destiny programming Android capsule applications; you'll be blissful to have them below your belt.

So do you need to jot down courses which can obtain and ship reminder messages through SMS? do you need to jot down your first 2nd or 3D video game on Android? probably you'd wish to write an software that types out your entire contacts for you! Beginning Android pill Programming introduces you to Android capsule programming, and shows how you could software your Android capsule from scratch to do what you will want!
<h3>What you’ll learn</h3> * Programming for a slightly reveal setting
* find out about the hot amenities to be had from Android 3.0 Honeycomb
* reap the benefits of sensors and knowledge feeds whereas writing fullyyt new functions
* Code a online game for an Android pill
* easy methods to write Android pill courses code in programming languages except Java
* Transition from an Android shrewdpermanent cell atmosphere to an Android capsule
<h3>Who this publication is for</h3>
* starting and intermediate Android programmers
* Intermediate Java programmers
* Intermediate programmers in open-source programming languages, in particular Python

<h3>Table of Contents</h3><ol style="list-style-type: decimal;"> <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Getting Started </span>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span>How Android Works<o:o:o:p></o:o:o:p></span>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span>What you are able to do with an Android Tablet</span>
<li class="MsoNormal">Beyond Java: Programming in Python and neighbors
<li class="MsoNormal">Project 1: Media participant
<li class="MsoNormal">Explorer:An Android dossier Explorer
<li class="MsoNormal">Contact Manager:and different almost certainly necessary purposes
<li class="MsoNormal">Dude, Where’s My Car?:Adventures in GPS
<li class="MsoNormal">Let the video games begin!: a few second and 3d graphical online game concepts
<li class="MsoNormal">Remind Melaying with Alarms and SMS
<li class="MsoNormal">Everything Else: complex suggestions and different stuff

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Hello” is set to Hello World, Hello2Main! You can edit this to something more useful. Unlike Delphi or the others, Android does not conveniently set your event handler code for you. You’ll need to put that in yourself, which brings us to—gasp—actual coding. Bundle; public class Hello2Main extends Activity { /** Called when the activity is first created. main); } } You’ll see that our new Activity is, in fact, descended from (extends) Activity, which is the default Android Activity class. It has lots of useful methods, but for the moment, we are interested in only one, onCreate.

OnStart() onRestart() Called after your Activity has been stopped, prior to it being started again onStart() onStart() Called when the Activity is getting ready No to start interacting with the user onResume() or onStop() onResume() The Activity is now visible and ready to No start interacting with the user. onPause() onPause() The Activity is about to stop interacting Interesting . . onResume() or onStop() with the user. onStop() onDestroy() Killable? No Next The Activity is no longer visible.

An Intent can be implicit or explicit. An explicit Intent will open a specific Activity in a specific application. An implicit Intent will give Android some hints, but will let it work out what to do with it. Let’s start with implicit Intents. One of the simplest is to open a web page in a browser. com")); startActivity(intent); } 42 CHAPTER 2 HOW ANDROID WORKS I’ll assume you’ve worked out how to put a new button on the screen by now. ACTION_VIEW is a standard action, one of quite a few, that simply works out which application on your device is designed to handle the type of data you’ve just passed it.

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