Building Your Own Web Browser

This chapter provides tutorial notes on the android.webkit.WebView class. Topics include building your own Web browser with the WebView class; setting INTERNET permission for the application; using WebViewClient subclass to interface with Web page rendering; saving Web pages as Web archive files.

android.webkit.WebView - Web Browser Base Class

AndroidWeb - My Own Web Browser

WebViewClient Subclass - Content Rendering Callbacks

saveWebArchive() Method - Saving Web Archive Files

Web Archive File - XML File of Base64 Encoded Data

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Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Installing JDK 1.8 on Windows System

 Installation of Android SDK R24 and Emulator

 Installing Apache Ant 1.9 on Windows System

 Developing First Android Application - HelloAndroid

 Android Application Package (APK) Files

 Android Debug Bridge (adb) Tool

 Android File Systems

 Android 4.0.3 File Systems

 AboutAndroid - Application to Retrieve System Information

 android.app.Activity Class and Activity Lifecycle

 View Objects and Layout Resource Files

 Using "adb logcat" Command for Debugging

 Build Process and Package File Content

Building Your Own Web Browser

 Android Command Line Shell

 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Mini Tablet

 USB Debugging Applications on Samsung Tablet

 Android Tablet - LG-V905R

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-V905R Tablet

 Android Phone - LG-P925g

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-P925g Phone

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

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