Various Android tools are at your disposal while you’re writing Android applications. The following sections outline some of the most popular tools to use in your day-to-day Android development process.
Thanks to the Internet capabilities of Android devices, users can find real-time information on the Internet, such as the next showing of a new movie or the next arrival of a commuter train. As a developer, you can have your apps use the Internet to access real-time, up-to-date data, such as weather, news, and sports scores, or (like Pandora and YouTube) to store your application’s icons and graphics.
Audio and video support
Including audio and video in your apps is a breeze in the Android operating system. Many standard audio and video formats are supported, and adding multimedia content to your apps — such as sound effects, instructional videos, background music, and streaming video and audio from the Internet — couldn’t be ...