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Learning Android Intents by Wajahat Karim, Muhammad Usama bin Aftab

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Chapter 1. Understanding Android

This chapter provides you with a strong theoretical concept of Android. It is obvious that the term is not alien even for any novice technology user. Because of the popularity of this great operating system, many developers started to shift from web development and other platforms. This huge migration has brought a significant change in the market of Android apps and has opened new, unlimited doors for new mobile application developers. Android is a strong opponent of iOS which is an operating system by Apple Inc. However, as statistics suggest, Android is catching up with the iOS market in terms of revenue as Google Play is the fastest growing app market in terms of total number of downloads.

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