Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies covers the information you absolutely need to get started developing apps for Android. Inside, you'll quickly get up to speed on Android programming concepts and put your new knowledge to use to manage data, program cool phone features, refine your applications, navigate confidently around the Android native development kit, and add important finishing touches to your apps. Covering the latest features and enhancements to the Android Software Developer's Kit, this friendly, hands-on guide walks you through Android programming basics, shares techniques for developing great Android.
Book I: Getting Started with Android Application Development
Chapter 1: All about Android
Chapter 2: Installing the Software Tools
Chapter 3: Creating an Android App
Chapter 4: Examining a Basic Android App
Chapter 5: Conjuring and Embellishing an Android App
Chapter 6: Improving Your App
Book II: Android Background Material
Chapter 1: Using Android Studio
Chapter 2: It's Java!
Chapter 3: What Java Does (and When)
Chapter 4: Object]Oriented Programming in Java
Chapter 5: A <brief> Look at XML
Book III: The Building Blocks
Chapter 1: Android Activities
Chapter 2: Intents and Intent Filters
Chapter 3: Services
Chapter 4: Broadcast Receivers
Chapter 5: Content Providers
Book IV: Programming Cool Phone Features
Chapter 1: Laying Out Your Stuff
Chapter 2: Menus, Lists and Notifications
Chapter 3: An Android Potpourri
Chapter 4: An Android Social Media App
Chapter 5: Hungry Burds: A Simple Android Game
Chapter 6: Going Native
Book V: Apps for Tablets, Watches and TV Sets
Chapter 1: Apps for Tablets
Chapter 2: Developing for Android Wear
Chapter 3: Developing for Android TV
Book VI: The Job Isn't Done Until
Chapter 1: Publishing Your App to the Google Play Store
Chapter 2: Monetizing and Marketing Your App
Primary: Beginning programmers interested in creating apps for the Android market, which has doubled in size and downloads over the past 3 months.
Secondary: Veteran progammers who want to learn the ins and outs of the Android platform.
Barry Burd is a professor of mathematics and computer science at Drew University.