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Chapter 2. Android application fundamentals > The DealDroid application

2.1. The DealDroid application

DealDroid is a nice application that displays the “Daily Deals” from eBay. More importantly, it also illustrates a lot of the basic components and common techniques used in many Android applications. So what’s DealDroid? Well, let’s start with eBay’s Daily Deals.

Daily Deals is a popular application on the eBay web site that shows limited-time sales for savvy e-commerce shoppers. You can view it at http://deals.ebay.com, but who wants to view this in a boring web page when you could instead check it out in a convenient Android application? Do you see where this is going? Figure 2.1 shows the opening screen of the DealDroid application, which displays the eBay Daily Deals.


  

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