Here you'll find sets of lessons within classes that describe how to accomplish a specific task with code samples you can re-use in your app. Classes are organized into several groups you can see at the top-level of the left navigation. This first group, Getting Started, teaches you the bare essentials for Android app development. FaceDetector.Face. Class Overview A Face contains all the information identifying the location of a face in a bitmap.
Summary Constants public static final float CONFIDENCE_THRESHOLD The minimum confidence factor of good face recognition. The Developer's Guide. Android provides a rich application framework that allows you to build innovative apps and games for mobile devices in a Java language environment.
The documents listed in the left navigation provide details about how to build apps using Android's various APIs. If you're new to Android development, it's important that you understand the following fundamental concepts about the Android app framework: Apps provide multiple entry points Android apps are built as a combination of distinct components that can be invoked individually. For instance, an individual activity provides a single screen for a user interface, and a service independently performs work in the background. SDK. Before installing the Android SDK, you must agree to the following terms and conditions.
This is the Android Software Development Kit License Agreement 1. Introduction 1.1 The Android Software Development Kit (referred to in this License Agreement as the "SDK" and specifically including the Android system files, packaged APIs, and Google APIs add-ons) is licensed to you subject to the terms of this License Agreement. This License Agreement forms a legally binding contract between you and Google in relation to your use of the SDK. 1.2 "Android" means the Android software stack for devices, as made available under the Android Open Source Project, which is located at the following URL: as updated from time to time. 1.3 "Google" means Google Inc., a Delaware corporation with principal place of business at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States.
Installing the SDK. You should have already downloaded the Android SDK Tools.
(If you downloaded the ADT Bundle, you should instead read Setting Up the ADT Bundle.) The SDK Tools package is not the complete SDK environment. Android Scripting With Python - Installation and Hello World. Installation and Hello World August 19, 2010 By Paul Ferrill One of the things about the Android platform that appeals to many in the Linux community is the fact that it's based extensively on open source, Oracle lawsuits notwithstanding.
The primary way to write applications for an Android-based phone is still Java.