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Android™ Programming Unleashed by B.M. Harwani

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Chapter 10. Displaying Web Pages and Maps

In This Chapter

• Displaying Web Pages Through WebView

Handling Page Navigation

Adding Permission for Internet Access

Using WebViewClient

Using Google Maps

• Obtaining Google Keys

Installing the Google API

Creating an AVD for Map-Based Applications

Using Location-Based Services

Supplying Latitude and Longitude Values Through DDMS

• Adding Zoom

• Displaying Markers on the Map

It is interesting to view web pages and Google Maps through Android applications. The Internet and the web pages found there are a huge source of information today. It also is often beneficial to embed a Google Map in an Android application. Maps provide an easy way to search destinations. They are heavily used in ...

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