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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

Firebase functions

Firebase functions are the solution for database triggers and many more server-related executions. Instead of hosting a server, which listens to Firebase database changes and then fires the notification, we shall utilize one of the Firebase technologies to complete this task. Firebase functions has an efficient control on all the Firebase technologies, such as Firebase authentication, storage, analytics, and so on. Firebase functions can be used in various aspects; for example, when your analytic cohorts meet some milestone, you can send targeted notifications, invites, and so on. Any server level business logic that you might want to implement in your Firebase system has been made with Firebase functions. We will use Firebase functions for sending push notifications whenever a database trigger occurs. We need an entry level JavaScript understanding to complete this task.

To get started on Firebase functions, we need Node.js environment that you can install it from https...