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Running the program again, the About box now looks like Figure 3.

Hello, Android, 3rd Edition

To get access to the sensors, you first call the andriid method like this: The returnResult method is called to return the number selected to the calling activity: If you see an error message saying that the application is not responding, select the option to continue waiting.

From there it was exported around the world, and the rest is history. Selecting from a list of things is easy to do in Android. Now run the program again see Eedition 3.

Bunrette will work only on the emulator because that directory is protected on real devices. The order in which the lines are drawn is important, since lines drawn later will be drawn over the top of earlier lines.


If you try to store a string in an integer column, or vice versa, it will just work with no complaints. This layer provides the high-level building blocks you will use editin create your applications.

Go with this book – the author is a much better writer, and he covers more material. The idea was quickly copied by other ven- dors such as Microsoft and Yahoo, but the Google version is arguably still the best.

When the user selects any menu item, onOptionsltemSelected will be called. I’ve tried other “advanced” books on android but never follow completely, losing track after the first few chapters. Chapter 14, Publishing to the Android Market, on page will cover that in more detail. Enter the following information: Get your stopwatch ready. We do this so that array. Just as you did in Section 1. On the emulator, it uses a fake GPS provider that always returns the same position unless you change it.

Proper life-cycle management is a pain sometimes, but your users will appreciate the effort.

Hello, Android (3rd edition): Introducing Google’s Mobile Development Platform

See the online documentation on android. On EditText, we set android: View all 5 comments. This book will be read many times. You set that color with the Heloo. Shiela Aglangao rated it it was amazing Feb 19, Tradition- ally, the way to do that in Java is to use interfaces.


Depending on the provider, it may take some time for the device to figure out your current location. Handset makers like it because they can use and cus- tomize the platform without paying a royalty. If this method is called, it indicates your activity is being redisplayed to the user from a stopped state. That could be your own program running on all those devices.

All these built-in capabilities help raise the bar on functionality while lowering your development costs.

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Vi deo ” and roi d: A container that shows only one of its child drawables based on its level a range of integers. Hel,o the Game First we need to fill in the code that starts the game. This is a good book for beginners to the Android platform.