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    DescriptionUpdate to the bestseller now features the latest release of the Android platform Android is a powerful, flexible, open source platform for mobile devices and its popularity is growing at an unprecedented pace. This update to the bestselling first edition dives in to cover the exciting new features of the latest release of the Android mobile platform. Providing in-depth coverage of how to build mobile applications using the next major release of the Android SDK, this invaluable resource takes a hands-on approach to discussing Android with a series of projects, each of which introduces a new feature and highlights techniques and best practices to get the most out of Android. The Android SDK is a powerful, flexible, open source platform for mobile devices Shares helpful techniques and best practices to maximize the capabilities of Android Explains the possibilities of Android through the use of a series of detailed projects Demonstrates how to create real-world mobile applications for Android phones Includes coverage of the latest version of Android Providing concise and compelling examples, Professional Android Application Development is an updated guide aimed at helping you create mobile applications for mobile devices running the latest version of Android. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.


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    Title
    Professional Android 2 Application Development
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Reto Meier
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 576
    Width: 189 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 976 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780470565520
    ISBN 10: 0470565527
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    LC classification: QA76.76.A65 M45 2010
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    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Imprint name
    WROX PRESS
    Publication date
    01 March 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Indianapolis, IN
    Author Information
    Reto Meier is a software developer who has been involved in Android since the initial release in 2007. He is an Android Developer Advocate at Google.
    Back cover copy
    Build unique mobile applications with the latest Android SDKWritten by an Android authority, this up-to-date resource shows you how to leverage the features of Android 2 to enhance existing products or create innovative new ones. Serving as a hands-on guide to building mobile apps using Android, the book walks you through a series of sample projects that introduces you to Android's new features and techniques. Using the explanations and examples included in these pages, you'll acquire the foundation needed to write compelling mobile applications that use Android, along with the flexibility to quickly adapt to future enhancements.Professional Android 2 Application Development: Reviews Android as a development platform andbest practices for mobile developmentProvides an in-depth look at the Android application componentsDetails creating layouts and Views to produce compelling resolution independent user interfacesExamines Intents and Content Providers for sharing dataIntroduces techniques for creating map-based applications and using location-based services such as GPSLooks at how to create and use background Services, Notifications, and AlarmsDemonstrates how to create interactive homescreen componentsExplores the Bluetooth, telephony, and networking APIsExamines using hardware, including the camera and sensors such as the compass and accelerometersWrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.Programmer Forums Join our Programmer to Programmer forums to ask and answer programming questions about this book, join discussions on the hottest topics in the industry, and connect with fellow programmers from around the world.Code Downloads Take advantage of free code samples from this book, as well as code samples from hundreds of other books, all ready to use.Read More Find articles, ebooks, sample chapters and tables of contents for hundreds of books, and more reference resources on programming topics that matter to you.wrox.com
    Table of contents
    INTRODUCTION. CHAPTER 1 Hello, Android. CHAPTER 2 Getting Started. CHAPTER 3 Creating Applications and Activities. CHAPTER 4 Creating User Interfaces. CHAPTER 5 Intents, Broadcast Receivers, Adapters, and the Internet. CHAPTER 6 Files, Saving State, and Preferences. CHAPTER 7 Databases and Content Providers. CHAPTER 8 Maps, Geocoding, and Location-Based Services. CHAPTER 9 Working in the Background. CHAPTER 10 Invading the Phone-Top. CHAPTER 11 Audio, Video, and Using the Camera. CHAPTER 12 Telephony and SMS. CHAPTER 13 Bluetooth, Networks, andWi-Fi. CHAPTER 14 Sensors. CHAPTER 15 Advanced Android Development. INDEX.