Practical tasks to perform and ensure that the basis of the chapter has been understood.
The assignment is mandatory for a passing grade in the course.
Create an application that fetches the front page of your favorite news site on the internet, extracts the top headline and displays it in the application.
Perform this optional assignment to get one (1) extra credit.
Create an application that reads data in JSON format over the network, stores it in a SQLite database and displays it in a ListView. You are free to choose any kind of data, but a simple suggestion is to use the Twitter Search API. A network request that returns JSON can look like http://search.twitter.com/search.json?q=androiddev