Category «Android Basics»

Android – Architecture

Android operating system is a stack of software components which is roughly divided into five sections and four main layers as shown below in the architecture diagram. Linux kernel At the bottom of the layers is Linux – Linux 3.6 with approximately 115 patches. This provides a level of abstraction between the device hardware 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 …