Programming Mobile Services for Android Handheld Systems: Communication In this course, students will learn how to develop mobile services for Android handheld systems with a focus on communication. Mobile devices have become an integral part of our lives, and communication through these devices is essential in our daily activities. This course will provide students with the necessary skills to develop mobile applications that allow seamless communication between devices, applications, and users. The course begins with an introduction to the Android operating system and its architecture. Students will learn how to develop applications using the Android Software Development Kit (SDK) and how to utilize Android APIs for communication. The course also covers the basics of networking and how to use various communication protocols, such as HTTP, TCP/IP, and WebSocket, to develop mobile services. Students will then delve into developing mobile services that utilize different communication channels, such as SMS, email, and push notifications. They will learn how to integrate these channels into mobile applications and how to design user interfaces that facilitate communication. The course also covers the use of messaging services, such as Firebase Cloud Messaging, and how to develop real-time chat applications. Furthermore, students will learn how to develop mobile services that enable communication between devices, such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Direct. They will learn how to use these technologies to develop peer-to-peer communication applications that allow users to share data and files seamlessly. Throughout the course, students will engage in practical exercises and projects that will allow them to apply the concepts and skills they learn in real-world scenarios. By the end of the course, students will have developed a range of mobile services that utilize different communication channels and technologies, and have gained the skills and knowledge necessary to develop innovative and effective mobile applications. In conclusion, the Programming Mobile Services for Android Handheld Systems: Communication course is essential for anyone interested in developing mobile applications that allow seamless communication between devices, applications, and users. The course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the Android operating system, networking, communication protocols, and different communication channels and technologies. The practical exercises and projects enable students to develop real-world applications that utilize these concepts and skills.