Android Service Example for Background Processes

What is an Android Service?   Android service is a component that is used to perform operations in the background such as playing music, handle network transactions, interacting with content providers, etc. It doesn’t have any UI (user interface).   The service runs in the background indefinitely even if an application is destroyed.   Note:…

Android Resources Organizing

There are many more items which you use to build a good Android application. Apart from coding for the application, you take care of various other resources like static content that your code uses, such as bitmaps, colors, layout definitions, user interface strings, animation instructions, and more. These resources are always maintained separately in various sub-directories under the res/ directory of the project.

Hello World Example In Android

Let us start actual programming with Android Framework. Before you start writing your first example using Android SDK, you have to make sure that you have set-up your Android development environment properly as explained in the Android – Environment Set-up tutorial.

Android Version History

Here’s a small journey summary of Android version history from the platform’s beginning to now. As we know Google’s Android is the most popular OS in the world. Android was created by Andy Rubin in 2003. In July 2005, Google purchased Android for at least $50 million. Google launched the first OS in 2008 with HTC Phone.


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