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Learning Android™ Application Programming: A Hands-On Guide to Building Android Applications by Jorge Hernandez, Justin McLean, James Talbot

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7. Are We There Yet? Making Your Application Location Aware

The bicycle is a curious vehicle. It’s passenger is it’s engine

John Howard

In the last chapter you began to explore some of the ways to make the On Your Bike application run on as many devices as possible. You explored screen sizes and screen densities, and worked on making your application resolution independent regardless of what type of device it is viewed on. You worked with configuration qualifiers to select resources most appropriate for the device. In this chapter, you will explore how to integrate the On Your Bike application with the location sensing capabilities of the device. You will explore using the GPS capabilities as well as using the WiFi and cell tower location information ...

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