Continuing learning Android Development using the book ‘Beginning Android Application Development’ from Wrox.

Just completed Chapter 9 – Location-Based Services –

This featured:

– displaying Google Maps in your Android application
– obtaining a Google Maps API key
– using MapView in your app – from
– get the address location touched on the map by user
– how to perform geocoding and reverse geocoding
– obtaining geographical data using GPS, mobile triangulation, wi-fi triangulation
– monitoring for a location
– using DDMS in Eclipse to alter GPS location inside your Android emulator, so you can trigger location monitoring