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Android Programming

Subject : it-skills
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1. This is a lightweight view with no dimension and doesn't draw anything or participate in the layout.

2. It is available starting with API Level 14 and higher.

3. Callback method: The activity is about to be destroyed.

4. This is an interface which is used to pass image data from the camera hardware to the application.

5. It is a string that defines the specific type of access your app is asking for.

6. It typically consumes more energy than 3G - which is in turn more expensive than 2G.

7. This class is the basis for handling flywheel-style fling gestures.

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

9. The ____ lifetime of an activity happens between the call to onStart() and the call to onStop().

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

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

12. If permissions are missing - the application will get this at runtime.

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

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

15. In order for the AccountManager to work with your custom account code - you need this class that implements the interfaces that AccountManager expects.

16. Used when a connection is active - allowing the device to transfer data at its highest possible rate.

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

18. Each activity can then start another activity in order to perform different actions. Each time a new activity starts - the previous activity is stopped - but the system preserves the activity in a ___ .

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

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

21. Allow to combine loosely coupled components to perform certain tasks

22. This widget as an item in the action bar is the preferred way to provide search in your app.

23. These helpers are specialized classes for backing up certain kinds of data.

24. This callback method of the audio focus change listener you registered when requesting audio focus receives a parameter that describes the focus change event.

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

26. A mode where navigation is set up with a spinner widget.

27. This action is used in sending text content from one activity to another.

28. Sharing of data in Android is done via________

29. is run when running Android on the pc

30. In order to get a list of accounts on the device - your app needs this permission.

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

32. It is the process of lowering your audio stream output volume to make transient audio from another app easier to hear without totally disrupting the audio from your own application.

33. An open source stand alone database

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

35. PieChart exposes a custom event to notify listeners that the user has rotated the pie chart to focus on a new pie slice.

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

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

38. Shows the actual amount of memory the application uses

39. Android is __________.

40. Creating drawing objects within this method significantly reduces performance and can make your UI appear sluggish.

41. It made implementing an effective and user friendly share action in your ActionBar even easier.

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

43. An Activity is an application ______ that provides a _______ 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

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

45. _____ are views that provide a visual (and interactive) elements for the screen - such as a button - text field - checkbox - or just an image.

46. Each time a new activity starts - the previous activity is stopped - but the system preserves the activity in a _____ (the ______).

47. It is used to load images in a background thread - then apply them to the UI once finished.

48. It is used to toggle the enabled state on any component defined in the manifest - including whichever broadcast receivers you wish to enable or disable

49. It provides a single value - called an auth token that represents both the user's identity and the application's authorization to act on the user's behalf.

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