Learning Android Development – continued – Chapter 9 completed

Learning Android Development – continued – Chapter 9 completed

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 com.google.android.maps.MapView
– 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

 

2017-01-10T21:29:55+00:00March 4th, 2012|Categories: Android, Apps, Books, Development, Java, Wifi|Tags: , , , , |