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    DescriptionWant to build apps for Android devices? This book is the perfect way to master the fundamentals. Written by an expert who's taught this mobile platform to hundreds of developers in large organizations, this gentle introduction shows experienced object-oriented programmers how to use Android's basic building blocks to create user interfaces, store data, connect to the network, and more. You'll build a Twitter-like application throughout the course of this book, adding new features with each chapter. Along the way, you'll also create your own toolbox of code patterns to help you program any type of Android application with ease. * Get an overview of the Android platform and discover how it fits into the mobile ecosystem * Learn about the Android stack, including its application framework, and the structure and distribution of application packages (APK) * Set up your Android development environment and get started with simple programs * Use Android's building blocks-Activities, Intents, Services, Content Providers, and Broadcast Receivers * Learn how to build basic Android user interfaces and organize UI elements in Views and Layouts * Build a service that uses a background process to update data in your application * Get an introduction to Android Interface Definition Language (AIDL) and the Native Development Kit (NDK)

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    Learning Android
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marko Gargenta
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 270
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 233 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 436 g
    ISBN 13: 9781449390501
    ISBN 10: 1449390501

    BIC E4L: COM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.2
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
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    B&T General Subject: 227
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    BISAC V2.8: COM046000
    DC22: 005.268
    BISAC V2.8: COM051010
    Ingram Subject Code: XO
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16330
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    B&T Approval Code: A93603200
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    BISAC V2.8: COM074000
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    Libri: MOBI1300
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    DC22: 004.1675
    BIC subject category V2: ULP, UMS
    LC classification: QA76.76.A65 G37 2011
    Thema V1.0: UMS, UDH, ULP
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    1, black & white illustrations
    O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
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    O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
    Publication date
    08 April 2011
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    Author Information
    Marko Gargenta is the founder and chief Android expert at Marakana, a training company in San Francisco. Marko has developed Android Bootcamp and Android Internals courses, and has trained over 1,000 developers on four continents. His clients include Qualcomm, Sony-Ericsson, Motorola, Sharp, Cisco, U.S. Department of Defense, and many more. Marko frequently speaks on Android at technical conferences and events, and is the founder of San Francisco Android Users Group.
    Review quote
    "Wie für O'Reilly üblich, ist das Buch klar geschrieben und auch für Leser, deren Muttersprache nicht das Englische ist, problemlos verständlich. [...] Learning Android ist für all jene geeignet, die mit wenig Aufwand solide Grundkenntnisse dieser Google-Plattform erlangen wollen." - Java Spectrum, Juli 2011