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Android Programming

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

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

3. 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.

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

5. is run when running Android on the pc

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

7. This behaves similarly to a SQLite table - but reads and writes to an object in memory via callbacks - instead of to a database file.

8. This is the main class through which your application can access location services on Android.

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

10. 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 _____

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

12. On a rooted device - the credentials would be readable by anyone with this access to the device.

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

14. 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

15. Converts XML Document to XML DOM

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

17. This is a readable source of bytes.

18. This handles cases like flaky mobile networks - airplane mode - and restricted background data.

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

20. It is used as a reverse-geocoding where translating latitude longitude coordinates to a human-readable address happens.

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

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

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

24. You can set the layout as the UI for your activity with passing the resource ID for the layout.

25. 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.

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

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

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

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

30. Relative to pixels and resolution screen

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

32. It is a subclass of PreferenceActivity.

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

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

35. This is used to fetch the account names that the user has stored on their device.

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

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

38. An open source stand alone database

39. It is called to invoke the search dialog on older devices.

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

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

42. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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