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Programming Mobile Applications for Android
Introduction to the design and implementation of applications for handheld systems, such as smartphones and tablets, running the Android Platform.
Notes on 7 Lectures I Watched in This Course:
Android Architecture
The Android Development Environment
Developing an Android App
The Activity Class
Fields of the Intent Class
Android Permissions
The Fragment Class
1 Vocabulary Words I Learned in this Course:
heuristic, adj. refers to experience-based techniques for problem solving, learning, and discovery that give a solution which is not guaranteed to be optimal, e.g. where exhaustive search is impractical, heuristic methods are used to speed up the process of finding a satisfactory solution via mental shortcuts to ease the cognitive load of making a decision  "Some of the design heuristics that made sense for smaller phone displays no longer work on large tablet screens."
1 Flashcards I Recorded in this Course:
what are the four fundamental components of an Android application?
ContentProvider (data), Activity (interface), BroadcastReceiver (events), Service (background)