Category «Android Basics»

Android – Application Components

Application components are the essential building blocks of an Android application. These components are loosely coupled by the application manifest file AndroidManifest.xml that describes each component of the application and how they interact. There are following four main components that can be used within an Android application: Components Description Activities They dictate the UI and …

Android – Environment Setup

You will be glad to know that you can start your Android application development on either of the following operating systems − Microsoft Windows XP or later version. Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later version with Intel chip. Linux including GNU C Library 2.7 or later. Second point is that all the required tools to …

Android – Overview

What is Android? Android is an open source and Linux-based Operating System for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. Android was developed by the Open Handset Alliance, led by Google, and other companies. Android offers a unified approach to application development for mobile devices which means developers need only develop for Android, and …