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Android App Development for Dummies, 3ed

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Author : Michael Burton
Price : INR 499
ISBN 13 : 9788126557868
Pages : 440
Type : Paperbound

If you have ambitions to build an Android app, this hands-on guide gives you everything you need to dig into the development process and turn your great idea into a reality! In this new edition of Android App Development For Dummies, you'll find easy-to-follow access to the latest programming techniques that take advantage of the new features of the Android operating system. Plus, two programs are provided: a simple program to get you started and an intermediate program that uses more advanced aspects of the Android platform.



Part I: Getting Started with Your First Android Application

Chapter 1: Developing Spectacular Android Applications

Chapter 2: Prepping Your Development Headquarters


Part II: Building and Publishing Your First Application

Chapter 3: Your First Android Project

Chapter 4: Creating the User Interface

Chapter 5: Coding Your Application

Chapter 6: Understanding Android Resources

Chapter 7: Turning Your Application into an App Widget

Chapter 8: Publishing Your App to the Google Play Store


Part III: Creating a Feature-Rich Application

Chapter 9: Designing the Tasks Application

Chapter 10: Creating the Task Detail Page

Chapter 11: Going a la Carte with Your Menu

Chapter 12: Handling User Input

Chapter 13: Getting Persistent with Data Storage

Chapter 14: Reminding the User

Chapter 15: Working with Android Preferences


Part IV: Android Is More than Phones

Chapter 16: Developing for Tablets

Chapter 17: Supporting Older Versions of Android

Chapter 18: Wearing the Tasks App

Chapter 19: Look Ma, I'm on TV!

Chapter 20: Moving beyond Google


Part V: The Part of Tens

Chapter 21: Ten Free Sample Applications and SDKs

Chapter 22: Ten Tools to Simplify Your Development Life



Michael Burton is the Engineering Manager for Android at Groupon and the creator of the popular RoboGuise programming framework for Android that is used by thousands of apps and hundreds of millions of users. Michael is the author for the Groupon, Digg, TripIt and OpenTable Android apps. Michael is in the top 10% of contributors for the Android and Java tags on Stackoverflow.


Primary: Beginning programmers interested in creating apps for the Android market, which has doubled in size and downloads over the past three months.


Secondary: Veteran programmers who want to learn the ins and outs of the Android platform.


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