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Charles is the new King
At the moment the Queen died, the throne passed immediately and without ceremony to the heir, Charles, the former Prince of Wales. But there are a number of practical - and traditional - steps which .. Read more
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Death of Queen Elizabeth II: Royal Family tree and line of succession
Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-reigning monarch in British history. She had four children, eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She died on 8 September after 70 years on the throne and.. Read more
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Goodnight World Queen Elizabeth II
aged 96, after reigning for 70 years. Her family gathered at her Scottish estate after concerns grew about her health earlier on Thursday. The Queen came to the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous.. Read more
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Creating an Android Preferences Page for the Earthquake Viewer
In Chapter 5, you created an earthquake monitor that showed a list of recent earthquakes based on an Internet feed. In the following example, you’ll create a Preferences page for this earthquake view.. Read more
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Android Techniques for Saving Data and Retrieving Shared Preferences
The data persistence techniques in Android provide options for balancing speed, efficiency, and robustness: ❑Shared Preferences When storing the UI state, user preferences, or application settings, y.. Read more
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Data Storage, Retrieval, and Sharing
In this chapter, you’ll be introduced to three of the most versatile data persistence techniques in Android — preferences, local files, and SQLite databases — before looking at Content Providers. Sav.. Read more
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Creating an Earthquake Viewer in android coding
Creating an Earthquake Viewer In the following example, you’ll create a tool that uses a USGS earthquake feed to display a list of recent earthquakes. You will return to this Earthquake application .. Read more
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Introducing, Using and Managing Dialogs
Introducing the Dialog Class ---------------------------- The Dialog class implements a simple floating window that is constructed entirely within an Activity. To use the base Dialog class, you crea.. Read more
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Using, Create and Leveraging Internet Resources (Android)
Using Internet Resources: With Internet connectivity and WebKit browser, you might well ask if there’s any reason to create native Internet-based applications when you could make a web-based version .. Read more
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Introducing Some Android-Supplied Adapters
Introducing Adapters: Adapters are bridging classes that bind data to user-interface Views. The adapter is responsible for creat-ing the child views used to represent each item and providing access to.. Read more
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Registering Broadcast Receivers in Your Application Manifest in android development code
To include a Broadcast Receiver in the application manifest, add a receiver tag within the applica-tion node specifying the class name of the Broadcast Receiver to register. The receiver node needs to.. Read more
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Using Intents to Broadcast Events and Listening for Broadcasts with Broadcast Receivers
As a system-level message-passing mechanism, Intents are capable of sending structured messages across process boundaries. So far you’ve looked at using Intents to start new application components, b.. Read more
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Using Intent Filters for Plug-ins and Extensibility
Using Intent Filters for Plug-ins and Extensibility So far you’ve learned how to explicitly create implicit Intents, but that’s only half the story. Android lets future packages provide new functiona.. Read more
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How Android Resolves Intent Filters and Responding to Intent Filter Matches
The anonymous nature of runtime binding makes it important to understand how Android resolves an implicit Intent into a particular application component. As you saw previously, when using startActivi.. Read more
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Using Intent Filters to Service Implicit Intents
If an Intent is a request for an action to be performed on a set of data, how does Android know which application (and component) to use to service the request? Intent Filters are used to register Act.. Read more
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Intents Native Android Actions application
Native Android applications also use Intents to launch Activities and sub-Activities. The following noncomprehensive list shows some of the native actions available as static string con-stants in the.. Read more
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Android: Intents, Broadcast Receivers, Adapters, and the Internet
At first glance, the subjects of this chapter may appear to have little in common; in practice, they represent the glue that binds applications and their components. Mobile applications on most platf.. Read more
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Continuion of To-Do List Example in android development Studio code
In the following example, you’ll be adding some simple menu functions to the To-Do List application you started in Chapter 2 and continued to improve previously in this chapter. You will add the abil.. Read more
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Creating Submenus and using Context Menus and Handling Context Menu Selections
Submenus and Context Menus: Context menus are displayed using the same floating window as the submenus shown in Figure 4-5. While their appearance is the same, the two menu types are populated differ.. Read more
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Defining an Activity Menu, Menu Item Options, Dynamically Updating Menu Items and Handling Menu Selections
To define a menu for an Activity, override its onCreateOptionsMenu method. This method is triggered the first time an Activity’s menu is displayed. The onCreateOptionsMenu receives a Menu object as a.. Read more
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