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Android Programming

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

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

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

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

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

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

7. If permissions are missing - the application will get this at runtime.

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

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

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

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

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

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

14. Callback method: The activity has become visible.

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

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

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

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

19. 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.

20. Necessary tools to develop Android applications

21. Conversion of XML back to an object

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

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

24. Relative to pixels and resolution screen

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

26. 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.

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

28. Callback method: The activity is being created.

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

30. This provides methods to define line's color - whether to fill a rectangle with a color or leave it empty - and defines the color - style - font - and so forth of each shape you draw.

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

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

33. Direct component call in Android

34. Sharing of data in Android is done via________

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

36. It is a set of rules for encoding documents in machine-readable form.

37. Represents the visual representation of an Android application

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

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

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

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

42. An open source group led by Google

43. PieChart exposes a custom event to notify listeners that the user has rotated the pie chart to focus on a new pie slice.

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

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

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

47. 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

48. For instance - when stopped - your activity should release any large ____ - such as network or database connections.

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

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