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Android Programming

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

2. 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

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

4. 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 ___ .

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

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

7. Represents the visual representation of an Android application

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

9. An open source stand alone database

10. 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.

11. Converts XML Document to XML DOM

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

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

14. This can be used to draw previews of what the camera sensor is picking up.

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

16. Answers queries about the state of network connectivity. It also notifies applications when network connectivity changes.

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

18. 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?

19. Callback method: Another activity is taking focus

20. Sharing of data in Android is done via________

21. An open source group led by Google

22. 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.

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

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

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

26. Callback method: The activity is no longer visible

27. 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

28. Shows the actual amount of memory the application uses

29. 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.

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

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

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

33. 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 _____

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

35. It is a subclass of PreferenceActivity.

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

37. Perform background tasks without providing a user interface

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

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

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

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

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

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

45. Android request its permission using its ________

46. The most common way to define a layout using views is with an XML layout file saved in your ______

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

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

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

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