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Android for Programmers: An App-Driven Approach (Deitel Developer)

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Publisher Comments:

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:

  • SpotOn Game
  • Slideshow
  • Flag Quiz
  • Route Tracker
  • Favorite Twitter® Searches
  • Address Book
  • Tip Calculator
  • Doodlz
  • Weather Viewer
  • Cannon Game
  • Voice Recorder
  • Pizza Ordering 

Practical, example-rich coverage of:

  • Smartphone and Tablet Apps, Android Development Tools (ADT) Plug-In for Eclipse
  • Activities, Intents, Content Providers
  • GUI Components, Menus, Toasts, Resource Files, Touch and Gesture Processing
  • Tablet Apps, ActionBar and AppWidgets
  • Tweened Animations, Property Animations
  • Camera, Audio, Video, Graphics, OpenGL ES
  • Gallery and Media Library Access
  • SharedPreferences, Serialization, SQLite
  • Handlers and Multithreading, Games
  • Google Maps, GPS, Location Services, Sensors
  • Internet-Enabled Apps, Web Services, Telephony, Bluetooth®
  • Speech Synthesis and Recognition
  • Android Market, Pricing, Monetization
  • And more…

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!

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  • For information on Deitel’s Dive Into® Series instructor-led programming language training courses offered at customer sites worldwide visit www.deitel.com/training or write to deitel@deitel.com
  • Download code examples
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Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

&>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]

 

Synopsis:

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780132121361
Subtitle:
An App-Driven Approach
Author:
Deitel, Paul J
Author:
Deitel, Abbey
Author:
Deitel, Harvey M.
Author:
Deitel, Paul J.
Author:
Morgano, Michael
Author:
Deitel, Harvey
Author:
Deitel, Paul
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Deitel Developer Series
Publication Date:
20110815
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9.5 x 7.5 x 2 in 1043 gr

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , &>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]

 

"Synopsis" by , 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.
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