19. Publishing Your Android Application

After you’ve developed and tested your application, the next logical step is to publish it so that other people can enjoy it. You might even want to make some money. A variety of distribution opportunities are available to Android application developers. Many developers choose to sell their applications through mobile marketplaces such as Google’s Android Market. Others develop their own distribution mechanisms—for example, they might sell their applications from a website. Regardless, developers should consider which distribution options they plan to use during the application design and development process, because some distribution choices might require code changes or impose restrictions on content. ...

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