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Chapter 16. Android web development > What’s Android web development?

16.1. What’s Android web development?

Aside from a brief sojourn down the native C path in chapter 13, all of the coding to this point has employed the Java-based Android SDK. This chapter breaks from that mold and demonstrates various web programming capabilities of the Android platform.

In short, web development is all about building applications with the traditional tools that web developers use: HTML for content, CSS for presentation, and JavaScript for programmatic control. In order for this capable and complementary trio to work their magic, the Android platform relies on the WebKit browser engine.


  

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