Learning Android, 2nd Edition: Develop Mobile Apps Using Java and Eclipse
Author(s): Marko Gargenta, Masumi Nakamura
Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Year: 2014
Description of the book
If you’re new to the Android mobile operating system, Learning Android is the perfect way to master the fundamentals. Written by an expert who has taught Android to thousands of people in large organizations, this brief introduction shows you how to use the core components of Android to develop user interfaces, store data, and more.
You will learn by creating a sample application throughout the book, adding new features to each chapter. Along the way, you’ll also create your own toolbox of code templates that will help you easily program any type of Android app. Get an overview of the Android platform and how this technology fits into the mobile ecosystem
Set up your Android development environment and start with simple programs
Get information on activities, intentions, services, broadcast receivers and content providers
Build basic Android user interfaces and learn about views and layouts
Create a service to update the data in your sample app
Find out how Android supports databases by creating a SQL Database Opener
Test your app and publish it on the Android Market
Marko Garargenta is the founder and lead Android expert of Marakana, a San Francisco-based training company. Marko has developed Android Bootcamp and Android Internals courses and trained over 1,000 developers on four continents. His clients include Qualcomm, Sony-Ericsson, Motorola, Sharp, Cisco, the US Department of Defense, and many others. Marko often talks about Android at conferences and technical events and is the founder of the San Francisco Android Users Group.
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