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Want to build apps for Android devices? This book is the perfect way to master the fundamentals. Written by experts who have taught this mobile platform to hundreds of developers in large organizations and startups alike, this gentle introduction shows experienced object-oriented programmers how to use Androids basic building blocks to create user interfaces, store data, connect to the network, and more.

Throughout the book, youll build a Twitter-like application, adding new features with each chapter. Youll also create your own toolbox of code patterns to help you program any type of Android application with ease.

  • Become familiar with the Android platform and how it fits into the mobile ecosystem
  • Dive into the Android stack, including its application framework and the APK application package
  • Learn Androids building blocks: Activities, Intents, Services, Content Providers, and Broadcast Receivers
  • Create basic Android user interfaces and organize UI elements in Views and Layouts
  • Build a service that uses a background process to update data in your application

About the Author

Marko Gargenta is the founder and chief Android expert at Marakana, a training company in San Francisco. Marko has developed Android Bootcamp and Android Internals courses, and has trained over 1,000 developers on four continents. His clients include Qualcomm, Sony-Ericsson, Motorola, Sharp, Cisco, U.S. Department of Defense, and many more. Marko frequently speaks on Android at technical conferences and events, and is the founder of San Francisco Android Users Group.

With over a decade of software engineering experience, Masumi Nakamura has worked in various positions within the mobile technology arena, from building out mobile infrastructure to founding his own mobile company. He was one of the primary Android developers of the Where Android app and now is Principal Architect for the Big Data and Recommendations Group at Where, Inc. Outside of coding, he spends his time practicing Ba Gua Zhang and caring for his two cats.

Table of Contents

PrefaceChapter 1: Android OverviewChapter 2: Java ReviewChapter 3: The StackChapter 4: Installing and Beginning Use of Android ToolsChapter 5: Main Building BlocksChapter 6: Yamba Project OverviewChapter 7: Android User InterfaceChapter 8: FragmentsChapter 9: Intents, Action Bar, and MoreChapter 10: ServicesChapter 11: Content ProvidersChapter 12: Lists and AdaptersChapter 13: Broadcast ReceiversChapter 14: App WidgetsChapter 15: Networking and Web OverviewChapter 16: Interaction and Animation: Live Wallpaper and HandlersIndexColophon

Product Details

Gargenta, Marko
O'Reilly Media
Nakamura, Masumi
Programming Languages - Java
Computer Languages-Java
android;android market;eclipse;java;mobile;ndk;tablet
android;android market;eclipse
Edition Description:
Second Edition
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9.19 x 7 in

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Computers and Internet » Mobile and Handheld Devices » Android
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Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Programming and Languages

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