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Android Studio Essentials by Belén Cruz Zapata

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Chapter 7. Google Play Services

Now that we have become familiar with the use of components on layouts, it is time to start thinking about extra functionality. Google Play services give you features such as Google Maps, Google+, and more, to attract users. What are all the features available? How can you add these features to your application? What are the Android version requirements to use Google Play services?

This chapter focuses on the creation, integration, and use of Google Play services using Android Studio. You will learn what Google services are available. You will also learn about the standard authorization API that provides a safe way to grant and receive access tokens from Google Play services. Then you will learn about the limitations ...

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