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Android Wear Projects

By : Ashok Kumar S
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Android Wear Projects

By: Ashok Kumar S

Overview of this book

Android Wear Projects is your opportunity to step into the exciting new world of Android Wear app development. This book will help you to master the skills in Android Wear programming and give you a complete insight on wear app development. You will create five different Android Wear apps just like the most popular Android Wear apps. You will create a To-do list, a city maps app, a Wear messenger, Wear fitness tracker and Watch face. While you create these apps you will learn to create custom notifications, receive voice inputs in notifications, add pages to notifications and stack notifications. You will see how to create custom wear app layouts, the custom UIs specially designed for Wear. You will learn to handle and manage data and syncing data with other devices, create interactive Watch faces and also ensure the safety and security of your Wear apps by testing and securing your apps before you deploy them on the app store.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Customer Feedback
Let us Help Capture What is on Your Mind - WearRecyclerView and More
Let us Help Capture What is on Your Mind - Saving Data and Customizing the UI
Measuring Your Wellness and Syncing Collected Sensor Data
Let us Chat in a Smart Way - Notifications and More

Chapter 8. Let us Chat in a Smart Way - Messaging API and More

The era of innovation has empowered us to chip away at numerous new shrewd subjects. Social media is currently an intense medium of communication. Taking a gander at the developing pattern of online networking and innovation, we could state that the belief system of social media has advanced and wiped out many difficulties of communication. Just about a couple of decades back, the communication medium was letters. A couple of centuries back, it was trained birds. If we still look back, we will definitely get a few more stories to comprehend the way people used to communicate in those days. Now, we are in the generation of IoT, wearable smart devices, and an era of smartphones, where communication happens across the planet in a fraction of a second. Without elaborating about communication, let's build a mobile and wear application that exhibits the power of Google wear messaging APIs to assist us in building chat application with...