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Hello, Android, 4th Edition by Ed Burnette

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It Goes Ding When There’s Stuff

When you’re watching a TV show or movie, and something happens on screen that makes a noise, often the noise isn’t recorded as it happens. To make it sound better, it’s added in later during editing by the Foley artists. They put in all the clicks, whirs, footsteps, bangs, crashes, and thousands of other sounds during the feature. If they do their job right, you’ll never know they were there. So sit through the credits next time, and look for the Foley.

In this example you’re going to be the Foley artist by adding sound effects to the Tic-Tac-Toe game. In particular we want the game to make a noise when the user selects a tile on the board or presses the button to reset the game pieces. For these sounds we’re ...

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