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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, learn how to build powerful apps for the world’s most popular mobile platform: Android 4.3. Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll build complete Android 4.3 apps from the ground up as you master the skills you need to design, develop, test, and publish powerful solutions. Extensively updated for Android’s newest features and tools, every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success!

 

Highlights of this new Third Edition include:

  • Extensive new coverage: fragments, action bar, SQLite, content providers, Facebook SDK, and more
  • Practical guidance on developing for multiple Android versions
  • How to use open source projects to simplify Android development
  • New topic-focused structure with at least one complete project in nearly every chapter

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Learn how to…

  • Quickly set up your development environment and create Android projects
  • Use Android layouts and fragments  to create apps that look great on phones, tablets, and even TVs
  • Develop intuitive user interfaces using Android controls
  • Access the cloud and retrieve data using the Flickr API
  • Create a full-blown app that parses JSON, stores metadata, and

    displays Flickr images

  • Use a SQLite database and content providers to create responsive, data-driven apps
  • Write social apps using the Facebook Android SDK
  • Use contact and calendar data
  • Build location-based apps using LocationManager APIs or the new Google Play Location Services
  • Internationalize your apps
  • Work with media and cameras
  • Use open-source libraries to add “finishing touches”
  • Package and publish apps to Google Play and other app stores

Synopsis:

A thoroughly revised and revamped 3rd edition of Sams Teach Yourself Android Application Development in 24 Hours that addresses the many Android platform and market changes that have taken place. In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, readers learn how to build powerful applications for many different types of Android devices, from smartphones to tablets and TVs. In the new edition, individual hours/chapters are self-contained lessons with step-by-step instructions that allow readers to spend more time doing and less time reading. The coverage will also be ideal for classrooms in form, structure, pace of learning, and sample code provided. All project files and code provided on companion website.

About the Author

Carmen Delessio is an experienced application developer who has worked as a developer, technical architect, and CTO in large and small organizations.

 

Carmen developed the award-winning “BFF Photo” Android app, which won the Sprint App Challenge contest in the Social Networking category.

 

Carmen began his online development career at Prodigy, where he worked on early Internet applications, shopping apps, and fantasy baseball.

 

He has written for Mashable and AndroidGuys and is the author of Sams Teach Yourself Google TV App Development in 24 Hours.

 

He is a graduate of Manhattanville College and lives in Pound Ridge, New York, with his wife, Amy, and daughter, Natalie.

 

Lauren Darcey is a multi-published Android author with several Pearson books to her credit, along with earlier editions of this book. Lauren is technical leader of Mamlambo, Inc., a firm specializing in mobile development and consulting with Android, iOS, Blackberry, and other mobile platforms. She has more than two decades of software development experience under her belt and is a recognized authority in enterprise architecture and commercial-grade mobile development.

 

Shane Conder is also a multi-published Android author with several Pearson books to his credit, along with earlier editions of this book. Shane has extensive development experience and has focused his attention on mobile and embedded development for the past two decades. He has designed and developed many commercial apps for Android, iOS, BREW, Blackberry, J2ME, Palm, and Windows Mobile, some of which have been installed on millions of phones worldwide.

 

Table of Contents

  1. Building your First App
  2. Understanding an Android Activity
  3. Exploring an Android Project and Resources
  4. Beyond Smartphones: Tablets, TVs, and more
  5. Using Layouts
  6. Working with Basic UI Controls
  7. ActionBar and Menu Navigation
  8. Activities and Fragments
  9. Alert! Working with Dialogs
  10. Lists, Grids, Galleries, and Flippers
  11. App Settings: Managing User Preferences
  12. Accessing the Cloud: Working with remote data
  13. Using SQLite and File Storage
  14. Creating a Content Provider
  15. Loaders and CursorLoaders
  16. Developing a complete app
  17. Contacts and Calendars: Accessing Device Data
  18. Where are we: Working with Location-Based Services
  19. Bonjour, World: Internationalizing Your Apps
  20. Say Cheese! Working with Cameras
  21. Displaying Media: Images, Audio, and Video
  22. Using Facebook Android Library in your app
  23. Where to go from here
  24. Publishing Your Apps

Product Details

ISBN:
9780672334443
Author:
Delessio, Carmen
Publisher:
Sams
Author:
Darcey, Lauren
Author:
Conder, Shane
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andevcon; google i/o; java conferences; open source conferences; android; application development; android application devleopment; android application development for dummies; what is android; apps; i appls for android; where do you get apps for android;
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andevcon; google i/o; java conferences; open source conferences; android; application development; android application devleopment; android application development for dummies; what is android; apps; i appls for android; where do you get apps for android;
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andevcon; google i/o; java conferences; open source conferences; android; application development; android application devleopment; android application development for dummies; what is android; apps; i appls for android; where do you get apps for android;
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andevcon; google i/o; java conferences; open source conferences; android; application development; android application devleopment; android application development for dummies; what is android; apps; i appls for android; where do you get apps for android;
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andevcon; google i/o; java conferences; open source conferences; android; application development; android application devleopment; android application development for dummies; what is android; apps; i appls for android; where do you get apps for android;
Subject:
andevcon; google i/o; java conferences; open source conferences; android; application development; android application devleopment; android application development for dummies; what is android; apps; i appls for android; where do you get apps for android;
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andevcon; google i/o; java conferences; open source conferences; android; application development; android application devleopment; android application development for dummies; what is android; apps; i appls for android; where do you get apps for android;
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Sams Teach Yourself -- Hours
Publication Date:
20131016
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9 x 6.9 x 1.1 in 830 gr

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