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14 Nov 2014

Android Development : Using Android 5.0 Lollipop

Introducing Android 5.0 Lollipop

The latest update by Google for it’s Android Operating System, the Android 5.0 Lollipop comes as no surprise for tech enthusiasts worldwide. Starting from the simple Android Cupcake, Google has introduced various delicious treats in its journey to the Lollipop, the latest being KitKat. There are a lot of gems in the OS to enhance user experience, like a built-in battery saving mode, automatic unlocking and a notifications view on your lock screen. The Lollipop OS update will be rolled out in all Google mobile and tablet devices, including earlier versions of Nexus and Moto series devices.

Understanding an Android application

There are five building blocks to any Android application: the Intent, the Activity, the Service, the Content Provider and the Broadcast Receiver. The Activity is a screen enabling Intent of the user to indulge in activities, which enables Service to happen in the background with data support from the Content Provider, while the Broadcast Receiver acts as a dormant observer for occurring intents. These five main components support the functioning of any Android application.

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  • Guest says:

    Good session. Keep it up.
    -Mangal

    • EdurekaSupport says:

      Thanks Mangal!!

  • Akash says:

    Also i need to know topics of core java to learn so as to become Successful Android Developer

    • EdurekaSupport says:

      Hi Akash, below are some of the core Java concepts that are required for Android: Overview of Java, Java (JRE and JDK), GC + Memory Management, Byte Code, Data Types & Variables, Naming Convention of Variables, Control Statements, Operators.Class & Objects, Constructor, Arrays, For Loop, While Loop, Do-While Loop, implementing
      Polymorphism,Abstract Class, Abstract Methods, Defining & Implementing an Interface, Enums,- I/O Basics, Arraylist, Methods with Arraylist, Hash Map & Hash Tables, Iterator, Exceptions, Exception Handling.
      Hope this helps!!

  • Akash says:

    I need to know questions on Lollipop version for the interviews.
    Thanks

    • EdurekaSupport says:

      Thanks for your input, Akash. We will definitely take this in to consideration.

  • vivek says:

    nice tutorial

    • EdurekaSupport says:

      Thanks Vivek! Do check out the other posts in Android as well.

  • Nikhil says:

    Hi , May i know the pre requisites to learn android development.
    If I have to register for the android development course, what skills do i need to posses to understand the course.
    I am a CSE grad. i donot have programming knowledge, its been more than 3 years that i have done programming

    • EdurekaSupport says:

      Hi Nikhil, thank you for getting in touch with
      us. To learn Android you should have a core Java knowledge and have an analytical blend of mind and logic reasoning. In our course we will
      provide you a set of Java recording which will help you to understand
      core Java Concepts. Hence, there is no pre-requisite for the course. To
      understand the Android course better please visit the link https://www.edureka.co/android-development-certification-course. For an in depth guidance you can call us at US: 1800 275 9730 (Toll Free) or India: +91 88808 62004 to discuss in detail.

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