In this chapter, we showed you how easy it is to download and configure Liferay’s Mobile SDK. First, we explored Eclipse’s integration with the Mobile SDK. Eclipse offers ways to build standard and custom JARs for an Android app to reference. Eclipse also gives you the option to create a sample Liferay Android project to familiarize yourself with a Liferay Android app using the Mobile SDK. Then, we explained the Android and iOS mobile platforms separately, giving you step-by-step examples for accessing Liferay services.
Did you know that there is a breed of social applications called OpenSocial gadgets that lend themselves well to humans sharing information and application functionality within defined networks? They are light-weight and easy to write and distribute. We’ll get into OpenSocial gadgets next.