A Breif Look at the Android Mobile Platform

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It is becoming a key factor in changing our contemporary reality, and provide services to various sectors of society, whether medical, educational, engineering, etc.
This chapter will begin with a brief look on Android mobile platform and the way it works, the following section contains a comparison between similar applications.

Android Mobile Platform

What is Android
Android is an operating system based on the Linux kernel , and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. Initially developed by Android, Inc., which Google backed financially and later bought in 2005, Android was unveiled in 2007 along with the founding of the Open Handset Alliance—a consortium of hardware, software, and telecommunication companies devoted to advancing open standards for mobile devices. The first publicly available smartphone running Android, the HTC Dream, was released on October 22, 2008.

Development approach

One of the most difficult decision to make before starting developing the application was to…
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