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Android Programming

Subject : it-skills
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1. These helpers are specialized classes for backing up certain kinds of data.

2. The dock-state details are included as an extra in a sticky broadcast of this action.

3. The industry standard way to deal with authentication to third-party services.

4. This is used for the need of finer control over your view's layout parameters.

5. This includes tools to help you identify problems in your layout performance.

6. When a new activity starts - it is pushed onto the ____ and takes user focus.

7. Conversion of an object to XML

8. For example - if your activity has a thread running in the background to download data from the network - it might create that thread in _____ and then stop the thread in _____

9. The Android framework has a large set of these classes for interacting with the user and displaying various types of data.

10. This class defines abstract methods that you must override so that your database table can be created and upgraded when necessary.

11. Where Android is currently primarily developed

12. Theseclasses simplify the steps required to enhance your app with powerful platform features or effectively optimize your app performance.

13. Evaluation of registered components

14. Converts XML Document to XML DOM

15. It is a set of rules for encoding documents in machine-readable form.

16. It is an efficient and maintainable way to parse XML on Android.

17. It is an HTTP client that is used for applications targeted at Gingerbread and higher.

18. The receiver is triggered whenever the device battery becomes low or exits the low condition by listening for this two.

19. Callback method: The activity is no longer visible.

20. This is used to check that you're actually connected to the Internet and what type of connection is in place.

21. It is a free service for sending messages to Android devices.

22. Relative to pixels and resolution screen

23. This class exposes a number of methods for applications to receive location updates.

24. It is a lightweight mechanism used to transmit data from a server to a particular app instance.

25. In most cases this will offer greater bandwidth at a significantly lower battery cost.

26. This broadcasts an action whenever the device is connected or disconnected from power.

27. The entire lifetime of an activity happens between the call to _____ and the call to _____

28. Callback method: The activity is no longer visible

29. To create an activity - you must create a subclass of

30. When an activity is stopped because a new activity starts - it is notified of this change in state through the activity's _______ .

31. An open source stand alone database

32. It inform the system what intents an application component is willing to accept.

33. Amode where the action bar is set up with tabs for navigation.

34. This broadcasts all battery and charging details in a sticky Intent that includes the charging status.

35. To define custom attributes - add this resources to your project.

36. This class provides one of the simplest ways to fire off a new task from the UI thread.

37. The back stack abides to the basic "last in - first out" stack mechanism - so - when the user is done with the current activity and presses the Back button - it is popped from the stack (and ____) and the ____ activity resumes

38. This is used to register and de-register your media button event receiver.

39. Callback method: The activity has become visible.

40. If you want your APK to be visible on TVs which are non-touchscreen devices you should add this to your manifest.

41. For instance - when stopped - your activity should release any large ____ - such as network or database connections.

42. An _______ is an application component that provides a screen with which users can interact in order to do something - such as dial the phone - take a photo - send an email - or view a map.

43. This method returns the inflated View once complete so you don't need to call findViewById() if you need to interact with the layout.

44. Your activity should perform setup of "global" state (such as defining layout) in ____ and release all remaining resources in _____

45. This class defines methods for drawing text - lines - bitmaps - and many other graphics primitives.

46. It includes a Detailed Network Usage tab that makes it possible to track when your application is making network requests.

47. This is used to convert raw touch events into gestures.

48. A styleable entity that contains these two custom attributes: showText and labelPosition.

49. To respond to media button clicks - you need to register this in your manifest that listens for this action broadcast.

50. This is a base class supplied by Android framework - which you can extend to create your own custom authenticator.