Monthly Archives: January 2013

Android Fundamentals and Components

Android Fundamentals and Components

Before going to start development, we need to know about Android Fundamentals and Components, which we will use frequently while developing our android applications. From a developer’s perspective, some important building blocks / components of android are as bellow. Just have a look at them for now, we will discuss them in details latter on.

Android Architecture

Android System Architecture

Lets have a look at the below image, which represents the overall android architecture. This image will give you some basic idea about android OS design. Basically you will learn the overall control flow between different android layers. The below image gives us some idea how the entire android OS communicate through different layers.

Install Eclipse, Android SDK and ADT Plugin

Install Eclipse, Android SDK and ADT Plugin

This is the most important step before we learn android development. Here we will learn step by step details about How to Install Eclipse, Android SDK and ADT Plugin. If your setup is not successfully completed, then you might face some abnormal errors, while developing and running android applications. Please follow the below step by step procedure, when you install android setup in your system for the first time. Lets discuss step by seep procedure for Installing Eclipse, Android SDK and ADT Plugin for your android development.

What is Android?

What is Android?

Before we start any Android development, We must have some idea about What Android is ? Any guesses What are these ? (Windows, Linux and Mac) Right they are Operating System. No guesses to say Android is nothing but an Operating System. In other words, Android is a Linux-based Operating System designed for touch screen mobile/devices such as smart phones and tablets. Initially developed by Android (A Company), but latter on financially backed by Google and later purchased by Google in 2005.

Introduction to Android Development Tutorial For Beginners

Introduction to Android Development Tutorial For Beginners

Welcome to Android Development Tutorial For Beginners. This tutorial is a very first starting point for developing Android applications. I will explain everything from basics to Advance.  The Android SDK (Software Development Kit) and How to use it with Eclipse IDE? To understand this tutorial, it is not necessary to have any knowledge about programming in Java, but yes, it might be helpful for further programming to understand the basics of Object Oriented Programming.

Reveal Saved Password in Chrome and Firefox Web Browser

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Reveal Saved Password in Chrome and Firefox Web Browser

Here we will discuss about how to Reveal Saved Password in Chrome and Firefox Web Browser. Generally we use different passwords for different websites and the number of passwords keep growing as we make new accounts for different websites. It’s hard to remember all the passwords and also very irritating to type the password again and again, So we use the browser option  ‘Remember my password’ feature on most of the websites. So your password is saved in the browser history and you just have to press “Enter” to login on that particular website. But sometimes we really forget what happens behind those black dots (…..). Most of us are unsure about what to do in this type of situation.