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Android Programming

Subject : it-skills
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1. Allow to combine loosely coupled components to perform certain tasks

2. An intermediate state that uses around 50% of the battery power at the full state.

3. 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.

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

5. Where Android is currently primarily developed

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

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

8. It's generally a good idea for one of your APKs to support this texture format as it is supported by all Android-powered devices that support the OpenGL ES 2.0 spec.

9. is run when running Android on the pc

10. Android is __________.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

19. 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 ___ .

20. An open source stand alone database

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

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

23. Android request its permission using its ________

24. 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 _____

25. Necessary tools to develop Android applications

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

27. This defines how the SearchView behaves and is defined in a res/xml/searchable.xml file.

28. Shows the actual amount of memory the application uses

29. 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?

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

31. Once installed on a device - each Android application lives in its own ______

32. Relative to pixels and resolution screen

33. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

39. 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.

40. Perform background tasks without providing a user interface

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

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

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

44. Callback method: The activity is no longer visible

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

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

47. Callback method: The activity has become visible.

48. Whenever the device is docked or undocked - this action is broadcast.

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

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