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Android Programming

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. 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.

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

11. The visible lifetime of an activity happens between the call to ____ and the call to ______

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

19. 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.

20. Callback method: The activity is no longer visible

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

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

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

24. It includes a Detailed Network Usage tab that makes it possible to track when your application is making network requests.

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

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

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

28. Represents the visual representation of an Android application

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

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

31. Use this to draw bitmaps.

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

33. Callback method: The activity has become visible.

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

35. Perform background tasks without providing a user interface

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

37. 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 _____

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

39. 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

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

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

42. Necessary tools to develop Android applications

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

44. Android request its permission using its ________

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

46. Relative to pixels and resolution screen

47. Android provides this handy method to direct volume key presses to the audio stream the user specify.

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

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

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