Building Your First Android Experience

Building your first Android. Tony Hillerson Web 2.0 … Term + Dalvik VM. Android framework. Apps system. Contacts ….

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Building Your First Android Experience
What’s an Android?
Open Source Framework
Native Libraries
Surface Manager
2D+3D Graphics (OpenGL) + Media
Browser (webkit)
Runtime + Dalvik VM Lightweight Java VM
Android Framework
Activity Manager
Content Provider
Location Manager
Notification Manager
System Apps
System Apps + Ur Appz
Activity: A single screen. Your app is made up of one or more Activities
Service: A task that can be running while not visible.
Intent: Code to accomplish a verb, like call number or “open comic”. Facilitates app to app communication.
Content Provider: Data and an API that any app can access.
Resource: Text, pictures, sound, etc. Everything is broken out of the code into a resource, which is compiled into a class called R
Drawable: A bitmap or xml definition of something that can be drawn.
Getting Android
Where to find Help
Our First App
Cooking with Android
Image Library
Location Location Location
Hiding Your Threads in UserTasks
Google’s UserTask
Prettying Things Up
Styling common widgets
Digging into existing styles
Reading the Source
Android source and Apps

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