AboutAndroid - Application to Retrieve System Information

This chapter provides tutorial notes on AboutAndroid - An example application to retrieve system information. Topics include using java.lang.System class; displaying system properties and environment variables; using ScrollView and TextView classes; using android.os.Environment class.

java.lang.System Class - Accessing System Information

Creating Android Project for Simple Application

Build, Install and Run Android Application

System.getProperties() - Retrieving System Properties

android.widget.ScrollView Class - Scrolling Text View

System.getenv() Method - System Environment Variables

android.os.Environment Class - Environment Folders

android.content.Context - Application Context Information

Conclusions:

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Installing JDK 1.8 on Windows System

 Installation of Android SDK R24 and Emulator

 Installing Apache Ant 1.9 on Windows System

 Developing First Android Application - HelloAndroid

 Android Application Package (APK) Files

 Android Debug Bridge (adb) Tool

 Android File Systems

 Android 4.0.3 File Systems

AboutAndroid - Application to Retrieve System Information

 android.app.Activity Class and Activity Lifecycle

 View Objects and Layout Resource Files

 Using "adb logcat" Command for Debugging

 Build Process and Package File Content

 Building Your Own Web Browser

 Android Command Line Shell

 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Mini Tablet

 USB Debugging Applications on Samsung Tablet

 Android Tablet - LG-V905R

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-V905R Tablet

 Android Phone - LG-P925g

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-P925g Phone

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version