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Android

  1. 1. 1. Introduction2. Software development3. Android Building Blocks4. Android Features Prepared By Siddheshsiddhesh@webxpress.in
  2. 2. What is Android? A software platform and operating system for mobile devices Based on the Linux kernel An open platform for developers, users & industry Developed by Google and later the Open Handset Alliance (OHA) Unveiling of the Android platform was announced on 5 November 2007 with the founding of OHA
  3. 3. What is the Open Handset Alliance (OHA)? (1)  Its a consortium of several companies  Devoted to advancing open standards for mobile devices  Develop technologies that will significantly lower the cost of developing and distributing mobile devices and services
  4. 4. Android Version Release Date Codename1.1 9 February 20091.5 30 April 2009 Cupcake1.6 15 September 2009 Donut2.0/2.1 26 October 2009 Eclair2.2 20 May 2010 Froyo2.3 6 December 2010 Gingerbread3.0 22 February 2011 Honeycomb4.0 19 October 2011 Ice Cream Sandwich
  5. 5. Obtaining The Required Tools • Java JDK • Eclipse IDE (optional) • Android SDK • Android Development Tools (ADT )
  6. 6.  Main.xml: The main.xml file defines the user interface (UI) of your application MainActivity.java: This MainActivity is the entry point of the application, which is displayed when the application is started. AndroidManifest.xml: Here you specify the permissions needed by your application. For e.g. <uses-permission android:name=“android.permission.INTERNET”></uses- permission> String.xml: Store all the string constants in your application. R.java: As you add more files and folders to your project, Eclipse will automatically generate the content of R.java.
  7. 7. A. Software Features Integrated browser based on the open source WebKit engine SQLite for relational data storage Media support for common audio, video, and still image formats(MPEG4, H.264,MP3,JPG, PNG,GIF) Google Maps is one of the feature bundled with the Android platformB. Hardware Features Cellular networking : GSM, 3G LAN : Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi Graphics Hardware Acceleration Camera, GPS and Compass Touch screen and accelerometer for motion sensing
  8. 8.  As such, in August 2008, Google announced the Android Market, an online application store for Android devices, and made it available to users in October 2008. Using the Market application that is preinstalled on their Android device, users can simply download third-party applications directly onto their devices.
  9. 9. THANK YOU ?

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