Hour 16. Adding Additional Network Features
What You’ll Learn in This Hour:
• Using Android services
• Using HTTP client services
• Performing HTTP GET and HTTP POST requests
• Adding third-party JAR files to your project
• Working with multipart MIME files
In this hour, you enhance the Been There, Done That! application to upload player data such as settings, scores, and avatars to the application server. You learn how to upload data to a network server, as well as a new way to offload important processing to a simple service that executes in the background. Finally, you learn how to add some external libraries to an Android project and work with multipart MIME entities.
Determining What Data to Send to the Server
So far, you have only downloaded ...