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Flash Development for Android Cookbook by Joseph Labrecque

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Setting application permissions with the Android Manifest file

When users choose to install an application on Android, they are always presented with a warning about which permissions the application will have within their particular system. From Internet access to full Geolocation, Camera, or External Storage permissions; the user is explicitly told what rights the application will have on their system. If it seems as though the application is asking for more permissions than necessary, the user will usually refuse the install and look for another application to perform the task they need. It is very important to only require the permissions your application truly needs, or else users might be suspicious of you and the applications you make available. ...

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