Zigurd Mednieks, Laird Dornin, G. Blake Meike, Masumi Nakamura, “Programming Android: Java Programming for the New Generation of Mobile Devices, 2nd Edition (Final Release)”
English | ISBN: 1449316646 | 2012 | 524 pages | PDF | 13 MB
What does it take to build well-engineered Android applications? Explore Android’s core building blocks and APIs in depth with this authoritative guide (updated to cover the Ice Cream Sandwich version of Android), and learn how to create compelling apps that work on a full range of Android devices. You’ll work with proven approaches to app design and implementation—including application frameworks that you can use as a starting point for your own projects.
Delve into sensors, native development, 3D graphics, and many other topics, and discover how to build apps on the platform of your choice. If you’re an intermediate to advanced programmer, you’ll learn how to make great Android apps.
Learn how to use the Android SDK with the Eclipse IDE
Apply advanced Java concepts regardless of your experience with the language
Create an Android user interface that’s captivating and easy to navigate
Use the Fragment API for tablet user interfaces
Make your application compatible with Honeycomb and earlier versions
Understand Android’s unique database design issues and the role of SQLite
Use sensors and gestures to expand your app’s input beyond just tapping and scrolling
Explore Android APIs for multimedia, location, communication, NFC, and other applications