Chapter    9

Multimedia Recipes

In the words of Aldous Huxley, “After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” We live in a world where we are surrounded by sound and music. From the most subtle background tune in an advertisement, to the immense blast of the electric guitar at a rock concert, sound has a tremendous impact and plays an integral part in our lives. It is our responsibility as developers to translate this force into our applications and bring the most complete and ideal experience to users.

Throughout this chapter, a variety of recipes make use of accessing the music library. Therefore, in order to fully test these recipes, you should ensure that there are at least a few songs in your device’s ...

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