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The Android Developer’s Cookbook: Building Applications with the Android SDK by Nelson To, James Steele

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8. Networking

Network-based applications provide increased value for a user in that content can be dynamic and interactive. Networking enables multiple features from social networking to cloud computing.

This chapter focuses on short message service (SMS), Internet resource-based applications, and social networking applications. SMS is a communication service component that enables the exchange of short text messages between mobile phone devices. Internet resource-based applications rely on web content such as HTML (HyperText Markup Language), XML (eXtensible Markup Language), and JSON (JavaScript Object Notation). Social networking applications, such as Twitter, are important methods for people to connect with each other.

Using SMS

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