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Interview Questions 31 -- 40

What is the importance of having an emulator within the Android environment?
The emulator provides an interface that acts as if it were an actual mobile device. They can write and test codes, and even debug. Emulators are a safe place for testing codes especially if it is in the early design phase.

Differentiate Activities from Services.
Activities can be closed, or terminated anytime the user wishes. On the other hand, services are designed to run behind the scenes,
and can act independently. Most services run continuously, regardless of whether there are certain or no activities being executed.

What are containers?
Containers, as the name itself implies, holds objects and widgets together, depending on which specific items are needed and
in what particular arrangement that is wanted. Containers may hold labels, fields, buttons, or even child containers, as examples.

What is Orientation?
Orientation, which can be set using setOrientation(), dictates if the LinearLayout is represented as…

What does Android Gingerbread mean?

Android Gingerbread is the codename given to version 2.3 of the Android platform. Some of the improvements in this version include a refined user interface, faster text input, support for near field communication (NFC) and system enhancements for game development.