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Android for Programmers: An App-Driven Approach (Deitel Developer)by Paul J Deitel
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The professional programmer’s Deitel® guide to Android™ smartphone and tablet app development and the Eclipse IDE with the Android Development Tools (ADT) plug-in
Billions of apps have been downloaded from Android Market! This book gives you everything you’ll need to start developing great Android apps quickly and getting them published on Android Market. The book uses an app-driven approach—each new technology is discussed in the context of 16 fully tested Android apps, complete with syntax coloring, code walkthroughs and sample outputs. Apps you’ll develop include:
Practical, example-rich coverage of:
PLUS: Register your product at www.informit.com/register for additional online chapters that cover Android Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4), including a complete, working Ice Cream Sandwich app!
By the world's #1 Java programming authors, and the creators of the bestselling "iPhone for Programmers," the application-driven approach to Android brings the Deitels' signature "Live Code" technique to Android development and teaches every new technique in the context of a real-world Android App: 16 complete Apps in all.
&>Android App Development Fundamentals LiveLessons.
UPDATE: Lessons 1 and 2 have been updated and are now available for download. To download the updated lessons please register your bundle at informit.com/register.
This one-of-a-kind video package gives you instant skills from over 10 hours of quick, easy DVD video LiveLessons™. Using the signature Deitel “app-driven” approach, renowned instructor Paul Deitel teaches you from complete working programs, not trivial code fragments. The video lessons focus on exactly what you need to know to master new skills fast and put your skills to work immediately.
Android App Development Fundamentals is for Java programmers who are not familiar with Android programming. In each lesson you build a different Android app that demonstrates key Android programming concepts.
These LiveLessons videos begin with an introduction to the Eclipse Android Developer Tools (ADT) and a tutorial on how to run an app in an Android Virtual Device (AVD). You then learn to build apps that demonstrate such key Android concepts as the ADT plugin, GUIs, layouts, intents, handlers, asset management, multitouch, graphics, sound, collections, threading, and animations.
Here is a listing of the videos and their runtimes:
1: Setting Up Your Development Environment [00:38:57]
2: Test-Driving an Android App in an AVD [00:20:13]
3: Welcome App [01:17:41]
4: Tip Calculator App [01:43:57]
5: Favorite Twitter Searches App [01:10:46]
6: Flag Quiz Game App [01:23:54]
7: Cannon Game App [01:03:58]
8: SpotOn Game App [00:57:40]
9: Doodlz App [01:18:40]
The Deitels' App-Driven, Live Code Approach is simply the best way for working developers to master Android programming! Following up on their best-selling iPhone For Programmers, the Deitels teach Android programming through sixteen complete, working Android Apps. Each chapter presents new concepts through a single App. The authors first discuss what the App does, show screen shots, test drive the App, and present an overview of the technologies and architecture used to build it. Next, the authors walk through building the App, presenting complete code and providing a detailed "Live Code" walkthrough. As part of the code walkthrough, they discuss essential programming concepts, and demonstrate the functionality of relevant Android 2.x APIs. Readers will gain hands-on experience with a wide spectrum of essential Android APIs. They will also learn how to use Eclipse and Android Development Tools (ADT) for Eclipse to successful create, debug, and deploy Android apps. The Deitels have long been the world's #1 Java programming book authors. They have a large reader base: one that has grown even larger in the wake of their success iPhone For Programmers.
About the Author
Dr. Harvey M. Deitel, Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer of Deitel and Associates, Inc., has 45 years of academic and industry experience in the computer field. He has 20 years of college teaching experience, including earning tenure and serving as the Chairman of the Computer Science Department at Boston College before founding Deitel and Associates. Paul J. Deitel, CEO/CTO of Deitel and Associates, is a graduate of MIT's Sloan School of Management, where he studied Information Technology. He has been designated by Sun Microsystems as a Java Champion. Abbey Deitel is President of Deitel and Associates, Inc. Michael Morgano is a Senior Application Developer at Deitel and Associates, Inc.
Table of Contents
Before You Begin
A. Installing Java and the Android SDK
B. Installing the Android Tools Eclipse with Android Development Tools (ADT)
1. Introduction to Android App Development
2. Android Market" and App Business Issues
3. Welcome App
4. Tip Calculator App
5. Favorite Twitter® Searches App
6. Flag Quiz Game App
7. Spot-On Game App
8. Cannon Game App
9. Painter App
10. Address Book App
11. Route Tracker App
12. Slideshow App
13. Enhanced Slideshow App
14 Voice Recorder App
15 Enhanced Address Book App.
16 Weather AppWidget
17 Papa's Pizza Ordering App
18 3D Art App
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