The following is the first few sections of a chapter from The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development, plus headings for the remaining major sections, to give you an idea about the content of the chapter.
Pop-up messages. Tray icons and their associated “bubble” messages. Bouncing dock icons. You are no doubt used to programs trying to get your attention, sometimes for good reason.
Your phone also probably chirps at you for more than just incoming calls: low battery, alarm clocks, appointment notifications, incoming text message or email, etc.
Not surprisingly, Android has a whole framework for dealing with these sorts of things, collectively called “notifications”.
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