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Android Programming

Subject : it-skills
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1. It is a set of rules for encoding documents in machine-readable form.

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

3. Direct component call in Android

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

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

6. Amode where the action bar is set up with tabs for navigation.

7. Perform background tasks without providing a user interface

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

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

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

11. Relative to pixels and resolution screen

12. Shows the actual amount of memory the application uses

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

14. This is used to fetch the account names that the user has stored on their device.

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

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

17. This is a readable source of bytes.

18. The ____ lifetime of an activity happens between the call to onCreate() and the call to onDestroy().

19. Android is __________.

20. Conversion of XML back to an object

21. 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.

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

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

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

25. The helper method is used to create the final width and height values.

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

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

28. Converts XML Document to XML DOM

29. Evaluation of registered components

30. Use this to draw text.

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

32. This behaves similarly to a SQLite table - but reads and writes to an object in memory via callbacks - instead of to a database file.

33. 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 ___ .

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

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

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

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

38. This is set up to animate for the duration of the fling.

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

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

41. 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.

42. An open source stand alone database

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

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

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

46. 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.

47. 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.

48. Where Android is currently primarily developed

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

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