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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Google TV App Development in 24 Hours will help you master app development with the radically improved new version of Google TV running Android 3.2 and Android second-screen apps using 4.2. Using its straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll gain the hands-on skills you need to build all three types of Google TV apps: Web, Android, and second-screen apps. You’ll learn today’s Google TV development best practices. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success!

 

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Google TV development tasks

Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge

Notes present interesting information related to the discussion

Tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks

Cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them

 

Carmen Delessio is an expert Android and application developer who has worked as a programmer, technical architect, and CTO at large and small organizations. He began his online development career at Prodigy working on early Internet applications. He has written for Androidguys.com, Mashable, and ScreenItUp.com. His apps can be found at Bffmedia.com.

 

Learn how to…

n Develop for TV watchers and the “10-foot user experience”

n Create highly interactive and responsive TV apps

n Use Google TV’s optimized HTML templates and layouts

n Integrate HTML5 and jQuery into your Google TV apps

n Design effective user interaction, dialogs, navigation, and video sitemaps

n Organize Google TV apps intuitively with Tabs and the ActionBar

n Use Fragments to simplify your development process

n Store structured data locally in SQLite for instant user access

n Create and use ContentProviders

n Use the Channel Listing Provider for apps with TV listings and changing channels

n Build second-screen apps to connect Google TV with a second device

n Use the Anymote protocol to handle messaging between TVs and remote devices

n Bring it all together to build a complete Google TV app, from start to finish

 

Synopsis:

With the newest version of Google TV, Google has transformed TV into tomorrow's hottest app development platform. Suddenly, developers can build TV apps for everything from Blu-Ray players to set-top boxes, leveraging the support of leaders ranging from Samsung to Vizio. Now, in just 24 lessons of one hour or less, top Android developer Carmen Delessio guides developers through every step of creating Google TV web, Android, and remote control apps. Each short, easy lesson builds on all that's come before, revealing what's unique about Google TV development, showing how all elements of the app lifecycle fit together, and introducing Google TV's key features in real-world context. Readers learn how to: * Develop for the "10 foot user experience" * Build logic to drive highly interactive and responsive apps * Use optimized templates and layouts * Integrate HTML5 and jQuery * Design effective user interaction, dialogs, navigation, and video sitemaps * Organize apps with tabs and the Action Bar * Use fragments to simplify development * Integrate SQLLite data * Create content providers * and more Step-by-step instructions walk readers through common questions, issues, and tasks... Quizzes and Exercises build and test knowledge... "Did You Know?" tips offer insider advice and shortcuts... and "Watch Out!" alerts help readers avoid problems. By the time they're finished, readers will be comfortable going way beyond the book, to build breakthrough TV apps of their own.

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. The app has more than 300,000 downloads and was the winner of 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, AndroidGuys, and Screenitup.com. Screenitup focuses on second-screen TV apps. He is a graduate of Manhattanville College and lives in Pound Ridge, New York, with his wife, Amy, and daughter, Natalie.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: Google TV Fundamentals

Hour 1. Understanding the 10ft User Experience

Hour 2. Unique Aspects of Google TV Development

Part II: Web

Hour 3. A Single Web Page Optimized for Google TV

Hour 4. Google's Optimized Video Templates

Hour 5. Using HTML5 on Google TV

Hour 6. Google TV JQuery UI Library

Hour 7. Using JQuery Navigation Controls for Google TV

Hour 8. Creating a Video Sitemap

Part III: Android

Hour 9. Android Tablets and Google TV

Hour 10. Activity Lifecycle

Hour 11. Optimal Android Layouts for Google TV

Hour 12. Organizing Your Google TV App with Tabs and Action Bar

Hour 13. Optimizing UI Components for Google TV

Hour 14. Fragments in a Complex App

Hour 15. Creating Dialogs for User Interaction On Google TV

Hour 16. Navigating With Google TV Keyboard Actions

Hour 17. Accessing Remote Content

Hour 18. SQLLite Basics

Hour 19. Creating a Content Provider

Hour 20. Cursors and Cursor Loaders

Hour 21. Putting It All Together

Hour 22. Mastering the Manifest File for Google TV

Part IV: Remote Apps

Hour 23. The Anymote Protocol

Hour 24. Android Remote Control App

Part VI: Appendixes

A. Configuring Your Android Development Environment

B. Publishing on the Android Market for Google TV

C. Supplementary Materials

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780672336034
Author:
Carmen Delessio.
Publisher:
Sams
Author:
Delessio, Carmen
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Sams Teach Yourself
Publication Date:
20120809
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.03 x 6.94 x 0.845 in 612 gr

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"Synopsis" by , With the newest version of Google TV, Google has transformed TV into tomorrow's hottest app development platform. Suddenly, developers can build TV apps for everything from Blu-Ray players to set-top boxes, leveraging the support of leaders ranging from Samsung to Vizio. Now, in just 24 lessons of one hour or less, top Android developer Carmen Delessio guides developers through every step of creating Google TV web, Android, and remote control apps. Each short, easy lesson builds on all that's come before, revealing what's unique about Google TV development, showing how all elements of the app lifecycle fit together, and introducing Google TV's key features in real-world context. Readers learn how to: * Develop for the "10 foot user experience" * Build logic to drive highly interactive and responsive apps * Use optimized templates and layouts * Integrate HTML5 and jQuery * Design effective user interaction, dialogs, navigation, and video sitemaps * Organize apps with tabs and the Action Bar * Use fragments to simplify development * Integrate SQLLite data * Create content providers * and more Step-by-step instructions walk readers through common questions, issues, and tasks... Quizzes and Exercises build and test knowledge... "Did You Know?" tips offer insider advice and shortcuts... and "Watch Out!" alerts help readers avoid problems. By the time they're finished, readers will be comfortable going way beyond the book, to build breakthrough TV apps of their own.
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