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Beginning Android Web Apps Development: Develop for Android using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript by Grant Allen, Rocco Augusto, Jon Westfall

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Chapter 10

Using Cloud Services:A Transport Application

Mastering the basics of geolocation is all well and good, and as we learned in Chapter 9, we can have fun working with our coordinates. A huge range of possibilities opens up once we know where we are, and what other services are available to mix our location information with other data. In this chapter, we’re going to take our geolocation know-how, and mix in some local searching capabilities, to build a personalized transit application.

Our example transit application will find where you are, and then search for your nearest transit options, be it a bus stop, a subway or train station, or even an airport. With the basics in place, you’ll be able to extend our transit application to pretty ...

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