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The Android™ Tablet Developer’s Cookbook by B.M. Harwani

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16. WebViews

Accessing the Internet and displaying web pages is one of the most demanding applications today. Everybody wants to use the Internet for searching, browsing, banking, and other needs. Android provides several classes and fragments to support web browsing in Android applications. In this chapter, you will be learning about the usage of the WebView widget in displaying web content. Also, you will be looking at the methods required to enable certain browsing features. You will learn how the WebViewClient class can load and display the given URL in the specific view. Finally, you will see the role of WebViewFragment in displaying web content.

Recipe: Understanding WebView and Its Methods

WebView is a widget commonly used for viewing ...

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