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Getting Down and Dirty with Google's Android

Dec 20, 2007, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Haseman)

"Just a few weeks ago, the Open Handset Alliance pushed its baby 'Android' out into the spotlight. While no devices available on the market run it, Google has offered 10 million dollars in prize money to the developers who create the most compelling applications. The code exposed in this article isn't going to win any of that money on its own, but perhaps it can get you started towards your own Android application. After you finish this article, you'll understand the basics of setting up the SDK, displaying text using the XML layout schema, getting the device's location from the GPS component, and finally rendering your own text with a custom view implementation..."

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