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Unformatted text preview: documentation, has an impressive list of production users, and is suggested in the above comparison as an alternative to a relational database. 7 Client Android version Options 1. API level 3 (Android 1.5+) for greatest compatibility 2. API level 8 (Android 2.2+) for a compromise of features/compatibility and stability 3. API level 11 (Android 3.0+) for the most complete feature set and greatest stability Decision We are going to program for option 2 (API level 8+) so that we can take advantage of a stable and feature-packed, yet compatible framework. This decision is also aided by the fact that there are very few, if any, handset models left that have not been updated to at least this version of the Android firmware. Application startup and UI organization Options 1. Start the user at a home screen UI and allow them to get to the major UIs from there (i.e. profile page, subscriptions page, settings) 2. Start the user at their profile page and allow them to use the phone's hardware menu button to bring up the...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course CS 307 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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