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Android Programming

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1. To create an activity - you must create a subclass of

2. Necessary tools to develop Android applications

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

4. Conversion of XML back to an object

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

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

7. For example - a ____ might be a button that initiates an action when the user touches it.

8. Binary data is shared using the ACTION_SEND action combined with setting the appropriate MIME type and placing the URI to the data in an extra named called?

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

10. Evaluation of registered components

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

12. Converts XML Document to XML DOM

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

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

15. 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.

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

17. This is a readable source of bytes.

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

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

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

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

22. The back stack abides to the basic "last in - first out" stack mechanism - so - when the user is done with the current activity and presses the Back button - it is popped from the stack (and ____) and the ____ activity resumes

23. Callback method: The activity has become visible.

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

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

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

27. 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.

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

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

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

31. 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.

32. Where Android is currently primarily developed

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

34. Direct component call in Android

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

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

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

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

39. 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

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

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

42. An open source group led by Google

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

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

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

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

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

48. You can reacquire the necessary resources and resume actions that were interrupted. These state transitions are all part of the _________

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

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