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Android Programming

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

2. is run when running Android on the pc

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

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

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

6. It is a subclass of PreferenceActivity.

7. When an activity is stopped because a new activity starts - it is notified of this change in state through the activity's _______ .

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

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

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

11. 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?

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

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

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

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

16. Perform background tasks without providing a user interface

17. This is a readable source of bytes.

18. A service in which programmers can offer their Android application to Android users.

19. Sharing of data in Android is done via________

20. 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?

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

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

23. Android is __________.

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

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

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

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

28. Direct component call in Android

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

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

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

32. Necessary tools to develop Android applications

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

34. An open source group led by Google

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

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

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

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

39. Converts XML Document to XML DOM

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

41. Relative to pixels and resolution screen

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

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

44. Use this to draw text.

45. Your activity should perform setup of "global" state (such as defining layout) in ____ and release all remaining resources in _____

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

47. Shows the actual amount of memory the application uses

48. Where Android is currently primarily developed

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

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