The introduction of the Android Platform

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What is Android?

Android is an operating system based smart phones popular Linux developed by Google.

Android Operating System (OS) provides power mobile phones, watches, and even a car stereo.

Android was developed by Google and the Open Handset Alliance.

Let’s take a closer look and learn what the actual Android.

Advantages of Android

Android updates are available for all devices ..

Android is open source, which means that manufacturers and users are free to customize the software and make it their own.


Originally developed by Android Inc., which was purchased by Google in 2005, Android was unveiled in 2007, with the first commercial Android device was launched in September 2008

Why Android?

You will have more than one lucrative job opportunities and interesting, because there is huge demand for Android application development, It works Full-Time or Freelance, both could be the right choice for your career.

Android is Different

Smart phone with Android or iOS mounted able to do largely the same thing ..

They both can run applications, connect to Wi-Fi, Take photos, send messages etc. But there are many differences in the appearance and feel of them, and possibly both.

writing Applications

Java is a very common tool, used in conjunction with the Android Software Development Kit (SDK) in the Android Studio to develop an Android application.

Other official way is to use C ++ with the Native Development Kit (NDK)

Android Terminology

ADB : Stands for Android Debug Bridge, a tool used primarily by developers to send commands from the computer to Android. It works as a client-server and gives you the tools to the device for debugging.

GER: File Android application package used to distribute and install the app. This file contains the application code, resources, assets and the manifest file.

Launcher: Responsible to customize the device by modifying the user interface.

Source Open: The software available is available to be distributed and modified.

Bootloading : A procedure that lets you access the recovery mode.

Mode Downloader : Used to install or replace your device firmware or a new ROM.

Factory Reset: Returns the device to its original settings.

Firmware : The contents of the ROM device. To determine the firmware version of your device, go to Settings, tap Phone Information and press the Software Information.

Flash: Changing ROM device.

Kernel : The core of the operating system. It is responsible for bringing together the functions of software and hardware.

KIES: Applications Samsung lets you update and synchronize data from your smartphone or tablet.

ROM : Abbreviation of ‘Read Only Memory’ and is the type of storage for Android devices. It has to start programming the device and perform most tasks.

Root: Measures unlock Android OS to gain full control over which devices can be used to access the hidden file, changing the ROM or installing certain specialized applications.

Wipe: Formatting the device. Removing the external data from the device.

Android Studio

Of course, you need the software to create an android application program. We recommend downloading the Android Studio. And there are also third-party tools such as Xamarin, Cordova and React Native for application development.

Requirements Java is the language that is used android, android covers but part of learning XML for application design. Once you learn Java and XML you need to learn how to connect the Principles Both use Android.

Source: MasterAndroid (App)

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