Pro Android

Pro Android

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Pro Android is the first book to include coverage of Google Android 1.5 SDK (including the branch formerly called Cupcake). This essential book covers the fundamentals of building applications for embedded devices thru through to advanced concepts, such as custom 3D components.



Takes a pragmatic approach to developing Google Android applications.
Examines the Android Virtual Device; the Input-Method Framework, special development considerations for touch screen vs. keyboard/traditional input, Voice Recognition, and Live Folders,
Covers the Android media APIs (media APIs, Wi-Fi APIs, etc), including the new simplified OpenGL, improved media framework and more.

With Android 1.5 and this book that includes Android 1.5 coverage, developers should will be able to build leading-edge mobile applications ranging from games to Google Apps like add-ons to Google Docs and more-no matter the device interface. Extend and run APIs of the Google Chrome browser/WebOS on G1, G2 and other forthcoming next-generation Google phones and other Android-enabled devices and netbooks.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 24.89mm | 867g
  • aPress
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • 1st ed.
  • XXIII, 464 p.
  • 1430215968
  • 9781430215967
  • 976,751

Table of contents

Introducing the Android Computing Platform
Getting Your Feet Wet
Using Resources, Content Providers, and Intents
Building User Interfaces and Using Controls
Working with Menus and Dialogs
Unveiling 2D Animation
Exploring Security and Location-Based Services
Building and Consuming Services
Using the Media Framework and Telephony APIs
Programming 3D Graphics with OpenGL
Managing and Organizing Preferences
Coming to Grips with 1.5
Simplifying OpenGL and Exploring Live Folders
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About Satya Komatineni

Satya Komatineni has been programming for more than 20 years in the IT and Web space. He has had the opportunity to work with Assembly, C, C++, Rexx, Java, C#, Lisp, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, SVG, relational databases, object databases and related technologies. He has published more than 30 articles touching many of these areas, both in print and online. He has been a frequent speaker at O'Reilly Open Source Conference, speaking on innovations around Java and Web. Satya has done a considerable amount of original work in creating Aspire, a comprehensive open-source Java-based web framework, and has explored personal web productivity and collaboration tools through his open-source work for KnowledgeFolders.com. Satya holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Andhra University, India. You can find his website at SatyaKomatineni.com.
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