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Intro to Android

The Android mobile operating system has become one of the hottest mobile platforms in use. Developers of Android applications can create applications and distribute them within the Android marketplace. Android application development makes use of the Java platform, along with an Android development environment. This is a great benefit for the Android platform as it allows Android applications to make use of the wide variety of features and functionality that comes along with the Java platform.

The topic of developing Android applications can be daunting because there are a great many aspects to deal with. From ...

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