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Android Programming

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

2. This is a lightweight view with no dimension and doesn't draw anything or participate in the layout.

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

4. The minimal energy state during which no network connection is active or required.

5. This object contains an account name - which for Google accounts is an email address.

6. Direct component call in Android

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

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

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

10. Once a connection has been established - the app uses this method to retrieve the data as an InputStream.

11. Are used in activities to create the user interface and to interact with the user.

12. The Android SDK tools include a tool that allows you to analyze your layout while your application is running.

13. Evaluation of registered components

14. The easiest way to create an authenticator class is to extend this and implement its abstract methods.

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

16. Describes the status of a network interface of a given type (currently either Mobile or Wi-Fi).

17. Represents the visual representation of an Android application

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

19. ______ are views derived from ViewGroup that provide a unique layout model for its child views

20. It provides a simple way to perform your work outside the main thread.

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

22. 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 ___ .

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

24. It doesn't currently support the <merge/> tag in the layouts to be inflated.

25. This is the most common input event in the Android system.

26. Callback method: Another activity is taking focus

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

28. Theseare a key part of Android applications that directly affect the user experience.

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

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

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

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

33. When a view is created from an XML layout - all of the attributes in the XML tag are read from the resource bundle and passed into the view's constructor as a what?

34. Converts XML Document to XML DOM

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

37. This search feature was introduced in Android 3.0 and can maintain backward compatibility with older versions of Android by using the default search dialog provided by the system.

38. Callback method: The activity is no longer visible

39. 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 _____

40. This is the simplest way to monitor device state changes.

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

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

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

44. Most network-connected Android apps use this to send and receive data.

45. 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

46. Relative to pixels and resolution screen

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

48. This class computes scroll positions for you - but it does not automatically apply those positions to your view.

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

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