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Android Development Tools for Eclipse by Sanjay Shah, Khirulnizam Abd Rahman

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Chapter 7. Adding an External Library

An Android application cannot achieve everything on its own, it will always need the company of external jars/libraries to achieve different goals and serve various purposes. Almost every free Android application published on store has advertisements embedded in it, which makes use of external components to achieve it. Incorporating advertisements in the Android application is a vital aspect of today's application development. In this chapter, we will continue on our DistanceConverter application developed from the previous chapters, and make use of an external library, AdMob, to incorporate advertisements in our application. The coverage will include the following:

  • Creating an account at the AdMob site
  • Adding ...

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