What's so special in Android platform for developers?


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What's so special in Android platform for developers?

  1. 1. What’s special in Android platform
  2. 2. About Android Operating System Android is a product of Google based on linux operating system that was originally designed for touch based operating systems. The first Android based phone was sold in October 2008, and now Android is powers more than hundred on millions of Android devices in different countries. Every day millions of users give a power to their devices with different apps from Google play store.
  3. 3. Growth of Android operating system
  4. 4. Android versions After the releasing of Android operating system we have seen lot of Android versions available in market with their updated features. But did anyone notice that these versions of Android have been released in alphabetical order. The versions are Cupcake, Donut, Éclair, Froyo (frozen yogurt), Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean and next upcoming name is Kit kat.
  5. 5. Features of Android
  6. 6. Handset layout The Android platform runs on variety of screen sizes and the systems provides opportunity to resize your application in each of device screen. For that you need to be your design of user interface should be flexible and optimize some elements to different sizes by providing alternative dimensions for view and alternative layouts.
  7. 7. Storage Android operating systems provides a various options for storage to the users where they can save persistence application data easily. The solution you need to choose on your specific requirements. •Internal storage: User can store private data on storage device •External storage: Store public data on shared external memory •Shared preferences: Store private data in key value pairs •SQL lite database: store structured data in private database •Network connection: Store data on web with your own server network
  8. 8. Connectivity This platform provides rich application programming interfaces that give an excellent opportunity to connect your application with other devices. Android support connectivity technology includes GSM, EDGE, IDEN, CDMA, EV-DO, UMTS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC and Wi MAX
  9. 9. Google Cloud Messaging Google cloud message service that support Android devices, allows users to send message from server to the Android powered device and also receive massage from devices on the same location. This service is completely free no matter how much your message is long
  10. 10. Multiple language support To cover most part of world Android support multiple language with including English, German, Greek, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish and many more.
  11. 11. Android web browser The web browser available in Android is based on the open- source web-kit layout engine, coupled with Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine. The browser scores 100/100 on the Acid3 test on Android 4.0.
  12. 12. Android Media Support As Android app developers you are able to use any of the media formats that will available on Android powered device. Some core media formats supports are …. Audio FLAC, MP3, MIDI, WAVE, Vorvis etc Image Jpeg, Gif, PNG, Bmp, WEBP etc Video H.263, H.264AVC, MPEG -4SP, VP8
  13. 13. Multitasking support Android support multitasking with unique handling of memory allocation which means user can do different type of work in a same time such as they can listen music and play games in a same time.
  14. 14. Tethering This is a best function of Android powered device that support tethering which allows phone to be used in wireless or wired wi-fi hot spot.
  15. 15. Screen Capture This is a good function of Android device that support screen capture, for this function user easily pressing the power and volume down button at the same time. In the previous version of Android only methods of capturing screen from Android device through manufacturer
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