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

ISBN: 9780132121361
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2011-11-03
Number of pages: 512
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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
Flag Quiz
Route Tracker
Favorite Twitter® Searches
Address Book
Tip Calculator
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…

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