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Practical Android Projects by Pieter Greyling, Lucas Jordan

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Chapter  8

Using the Google App Engine with Android

There are increasingly few applications written today that don't communicate with a web service of some type. Android applications are no exception: it is because an Android device is always connected to the Internet that it is such a compelling platform for application development. There are many options when it comes to developing the web services consumed by an Android device. From PHP to ASP, people have been creating web applications and services for many years. Java also offers a number of excellent web platforms, and if you find the use of Java attractive in Android, then you might find Java attractive for implementing your server-side logic. The traditional way of writing a web service ...

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