Advanced Android Application Development

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Author: Joseph Annuzzi Jr.,Lauren Darcey,Shane Conder

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 013389245X

Category: Computers

Page: 624

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Advanced Android™ Application Development, Fourth Edition, is the definitive guide to building robust, commercial-grade Android apps. Systematically revised and updated, this guide brings together powerful, advanced techniques for the entire app development cycle, including design, coding, testing, debugging, and distribution. With the addition of quizzes and exercises in every chapter, it is ideal for both professional and classroom use. An outstanding practical reference for the newest Android APIs, this guide provides in-depth explanations of code utilizing key API features and includes downloadable sample apps for nearly every chapter. Together, they provide a solid foundation for any modern app project. Throughout, the authors draw on decades of in-the-trenches experience as professional mobile developers to provide tips and best practices for highly efficient development. They show you how to break through traditional app boundaries with optional features, including the Android NDK, Google Analytics and Android Wear APIs, and Google Play Game Services. New coverage in this edition includes Integrating Google Cloud Messaging into your apps Utilizing the new Google location and Google Maps Android APIs Leveraging in-app billing from Google Play, as well as third-party providers Getting started with the Android Studio IDE Localizing language and using Google Play App Translation services Extending your app’s reach with Lockscreen widgets and DayDreams Leveraging improvements to Notification, Web, SMS, and other APIs Annuzzi has released new source code samples for use with Android Studio. The code updates are posted to the associated blog site: http://advancedandroidbook.blogspot.com/ This title is an indispensable resource for intermediate- to advanced-level Java programmers who are now developing for Android, and for seasoned mobile developers who want to make the most of the new Android platform and hardware. This revamped, newly titled edition is a complete update of Android™ Wireless Application Development, Volume II: Advanced Topics, Third Edition.

Android Wireless Application Development

Advanced Topics

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Author: Shane Conder,Lauren Darcey

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0321813847

Category: Computers

Page: 528

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Covering all the essentials of modern Android development, an updated, real-world guide to creating robust, commercial-grade Android apps offers expert insights for the entire app development lifecycle, from concept to market.

Android Wireless Application Development Volume II

Advanced Topics

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Author: Lauren Darcey,Shane Conder

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 0132909782

Category: Computers

Page: 528

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Android Wireless Application Development has earned a reputation as the most useful real-world guide to building robust, commercial-grade Android apps. Now, authors Lauren Darcey and Shane Conder have systematically revised and updated this guide for the latest Android SDK and tools updates. To accommodate their extensive new coverage, they’ve split the book into two leaner, cleaner volumes. This Volume II focuses on advanced techniques for the entire app development cycle, including design, coding, testing, debugging, and distribution. Darcey and Conder cover hot topics ranging from tablet development to protecting against piracy and demonstrate advanced techniques for everything from data integration and UI development to in-app billing. Every chapter has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest SDKs, tools, and devices. The sample code has been completely overhauled and is available for download on a companion website. Drawing on decades of in-the-trenches experience as professional mobile developers, the authors also provide even more tips and best practices for highly efficient development. This new edition covers Advanced app design with async processing, services, SQLite databases, content providers, intents, and notifications Sophisticated UI development, including input gathering via gestures and voice recognition Developing accessible and internationalized mobile apps Maximizing integrated search, cloud-based services, and other exclusive Android features Leveraging Android 4.0 APIs for networking, web, location services, the camera, telephony, and hardware sensors Building richer apps with 2D/3D graphics (OpenGL ES and RenderScript), animation, and the Android NDK Tracking app usage patterns with Google Analytics Streamlining testing with the Android Debug Bridge This book is an indispensable resource for every intermediate- to advanced-level Java developer now participating in Android development and for every seasoned mobile developer who wants to take full advantage of the newest Android platform and hardware. Also look for: Android Wireless Application Development, Volume I: Android Essentials (ISBN: 9780321813831)

Android-Programmierung

Der Big Nerd Ranch Guide

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Author: Brian Hardy,Bill Phillips

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783827331762

Category:

Page: 704

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Android App Entwicklung für Dummies

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Author: Donn Felker,Michael Burton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527692487

Category: Computers

Page: 419

View: 8128

Die ganze Welt der Android App Entwicklung in einem Buch Haben Sie eine kreative Idee für eine eigene App und Vorkenntnisse in Java und XML? Dann erfahren Sie in diesem Buch, wie Sie Ihre Idee umsetzen und eine App mit allen Schikanen für Android-Smartphones programmieren können. Der Autor erklärt, wie Sie die kostenlosen Programme Android Studio und Java Development Kit herunterladen, wie Sie den Emulator nutzen und wie Sie Ihre App im Google Play Store veröffentlichen. Schritt für Schritt erläutert er anhand von zwei Beispielen das Know-how der App Entwicklung. Außerdem erklärt er Ihnen, wie Sie Ihre App für Tablets optimieren. Die vollständigen Quelltexte werden zum Download angeboten. Legen Sie los!

Professional Android 4 Application Development

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Author: Reto Meier

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118102274

Category: Computers

Page: 817

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Provides information on using Android 3 to build and enhance mobile applications, covering such topics as creating user interfaces, using intents, databases, creating and controlling services, creating app widgets, playing audio and video, telphony, and using sensors. Original.

Introduction to Android App Development for the Kindle Fire

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Author: Lauren Darcey,Shane Conder

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 013304047X

Category: Computers

Page: 104

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Get Started Fast with Android App Development for Amazon’s Best-Selling Kindle Fire! Practically overnight, the Amazon Kindle Fire has become the world’s top-selling Android-based tablet. Now, in this electronic-only mini-book, expert Android developers provide an introduction to the basics of Kindle Fire development. Lauren Darcey and Shane Conder first introduce you to Android and walk you through installing its latest development tools. Next, you’ll learn the essential design principles you need to write Android Kindle Fire apps, discover how Android applications are structured and configured, and walk through incorporating user interfaces and other application resources into your projects. It’s simply the fastest way to start developing apps for today’s hottest Android tablet! Like this mini-book? Take the next step: read the full version! Learning Android Application Programming for the Kindle Fire, available August 2012 in print and eBook formats, walks you step-by-step through every facet of building a production-quality Kindle Fire app!

Android X App-Entwicklung

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Author: Reto Meier

Publisher: VCH

ISBN: 9783527760589

Category:

Page: 928

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Reto Meier, Entwickler und Führungskraft bei Google, verrät Ihnen in diesem Buch seine vielversprechendsten Techniken und Erfolgsrezepte. Sie erfahren, wie Sie die neuesten Features von Android am besten einsetzen und wie Sie damit schnell und sicher robuste und überzeugende Apps entwickeln. Anhand zahlreicher Beispielprojekte erhalten Sie einen tiefen Einblick in die aktuelle Android-Plattform. Die Übungen beginnen einfach, mit allmählich wachsendem Schwierigkeitsgrad.

The Busy Coder's Guide to Advanced Android Development

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Author: Mark L. Murphy

Publisher: Commonsware, LLC

ISBN: 9780981678054

Category: Computers

Page: 600

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There are many Android programming guides that give you the basics. This book goes beyond simple apps into many areas of Android development that you simply will not find in competing books. Whether you want to add home screen app widgets to your arsenal, or create more complex maps, integrate multimedia features like the camera, integrate tightly with other applications, or integrate scripting languages, this book has you covered. Moreover, this book has over 50 pages of Honeycomb-specific material, from dynamic fragments, to integrating navigation into the action bar, to creating list-based app widgets. It also has a chapter on using NFC, the wireless technology behind Google Wallet and related services. This book is one in CommonsWare's growing series of Android related titles, including "The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development," "Android Programming Tutorials," and the upcoming "Tuning Android Applications." Table of Contents WebView, Inside and Out Crafting Your Own Views More Fun With ListViews Creating Drawables Home Screen App Widgets Interactive Maps Creating Custom Dialogs and Preferences Advanced Fragments and the Action Bar Animating Widgets Using the Camera Playing Media Handling System Events Advanced Service Patterns Using System Settings and Services Content Provider Theory Content Provider Implementation Patterns The Contacts ContentProvider Searching with SearchManager Introspection and Integration Tapjacking Working with SMS More on the Manifest Device Configuration Push Notifications with C2DM NFC The Role of Scripting Languages The Scripting Layer for Android JVM Scripting Languages Reusable Components Testing Production

Learn Android App Development

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Author: Wallace Jackson

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430257474

Category: Computers

Page: 548

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Learn Android App Development is a hands-on tutorial and useful reference. You'll quickly get up to speed and master the Android SDK and the Java that you need for your Android Apps. The Android SDK offers powerful features, and this book is the fastest path to mastering them—and the rest of the Andorid SDK—for programmers with some experience who are new to Android smartphone and tablet apps development. Many books introduce the Android SDK, but very few explain how to develop apps optimally. This book teaches both core Java language concepts and how to wisely but rapidly employ the design patterns and logic using the Android SDK, which is based on Java APIs. You'll also learn best practices that ensure your code will be efficient and perform well. Get an accelerated but complete enough treatment of the fundamentals of Java necessary to get you started. Design your first app using prototyping and other design methods. Build your first Android app using the code given over the course of the book. Finally, debug and distribute your first app on Google Play or other Android app store. After reading this book, you'll have your first app ready and on the app store, earning you the prestige and the money you seek.

Android Application Development For Dummies

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Author: Michael Burton,Donn Felker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118417453

Category: Computers

Page: 408

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Bring your big ideas to the small screen with this one-of-a-kind guide to creating amazing Android applications The Android OS continues to rapidly expand offering app developers access to one of the largest platforms available, and this easy-to-follow guide walks you through the development process step by step. In this new edition of the bestselling Android Application Development For Dummies, Android programming experts Michael Burton and Donn Felker explain how to download the SDK, get Eclipse up and running, code Android applications, and share your finished products with the world. Featuring two sample programs, this book explores everything from the simple basics to advanced aspects of Android application development. Walks you through all the steps in developing applications for the Android platform, including the latest Android features like scrollable widgets, enhanced UI tools, social media integration, and new calendar and contact capabilities Starts off with downloading the SDK, then explains how to bring your applications to life and submit your work to the Android Market Includes real-world advice from expert programmers Donn Felker and Michael Burton, who break every aspect of the development process down into practical, digestible pieces Whether you're new to Android development or already on your way, Android Application Development For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the guide you need to dig into the app dev process!

Professional Android Application Development

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Author: Reto Meier

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons

ISBN: 0470344717

Category: Computers

Page: 409

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A hands–on guide to building mobile applications, Professional Android Application Development features concise and compelling examples that show you how to quickly construct real–world mobile applications for Android phones. Fully up–to–date for version 1.0 of the Android software development kit, it covers all the essential features, and explores the advanced capabilities of Android (including GPS, accelerometers, and background Services) to help you construct increasingly complex, useful, and innovative mobile applications for Android phones. What this book includes An introduction to mobile development, Android, and how to get started. An in–depth look at Android applications and their life cycle, the application manifest, Intents, and using external resources. Details for creating complex and compelling user interfaces by using, extending, and creating your own layouts and Views and using Menus. A detailed look at data storage, retrieval, and sharing using preferences, files, databases, and Content Providers. Instructions for making the most of mobile portability by creating rich map–based applications as well as using location–based services and the geocoder. A look at the power of background Services, using threads, and a detailed look at Notifications. Coverage of Android′s communication abilities including SMS, the telephony APIs, network management, and a guide to using Internet resources Details for using Android hardware, including media recording and playback, using the camera, accelerometers, and compass sensors. Advanced development topics including security, IPC, advanced 2D / 3D graphics techniques, and user hardware interaction. Who this book is for This book is for anyone interested in creating applications for the Android mobile phone platform. It includes information that will be valuable whether you′re an experienced mobile developer or making your first foray, via Android, into writing mobile applications. It will give the grounding and knowledge you need to write applications using the current SDK, along with the flexibility to quickly adapt to future enhancements.

Mastering Android Application Development

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Author: Antonio Pachon Ruiz

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785887629

Category: Computers

Page: 298

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Learn how to do more with the Android SDK with this advanced Android Application guide which shows you how to make even better Android apps that users will love About This Book Learn how to design and build better Android apps to reach new users Explore the latest features and tools in the Android SDK that will help you become a better developer From concurrency to testing – through to adding adverts and billing, this book ties together every element to help you deliver a high-quality Android application on Google Play Who This Book Is For Mastering Android Application Development is intended for Android developers that want insight on and guidance through the steps they need to take to give their creations the edge in a competitive market. What You Will Learn Create an Android project with Android M features Design the basic navigation for our app using the UI components Set up a cloud-based platform and store data on it Implement programming patterns such as Singleton and Observer to maintain your project code for future use Display lists and grids using Android RecyclerView Implement user interface components and make your app look professional Handle, download, and store images along with memory management Create the database and content providers to perform read-write operations Add notifications to the app and analytics to track the user's usage Show a Google map view on your app Configure minify to obfuscate the code Add adverts and create products for purchase in your app In Detail There are millions of Android apps out there for people to download – how do you make sure yours has the edge? It's not always about innovation and ideas – the most successful apps are those that are able to satisfy customer demands – they're the ones that look the best, the fastest, and the easiest and most intuitive to use. This book shows you how to create Android applications that do precisely that – it has been designed help you consider and answer those questions throughout the development process, so you can create applications that stand out against the crowd. Learn how to create exemplary UIs that contribute to a satisfying user experience through the lens of Material Design, and explore how to harness the range of features within the Android SDK to help you. Dive deeper into complex programming concepts and discover how to leverage concurrency and navigate memory management and image handling. You'll also find further guidance on testing and debugging so you can guarantee that your application is reliable and robust for users. Beyond this you'll find out how to extend your app and add greater functionality, including notifications, location services, adverts and app billing (essential if you want to properly monetize your creation!). To make sure you have confidence at every stage in the process, the book also shows you how to release your app to the Play store – to make sure your maximising your efforts to create a popular Android application! Style and approach This is a step-by-step guide where theory and practice are merged in a way that helps you to put a new concept into practice with ease. By helping to focus on the end result, and showing all the technical steps you need to get there, you will be poised for development success!

Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies

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Author: Barry A. Burd

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118235959

Category: Computers

Page: 672

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A must-have pedagogical resource from an expert Java educator As a Linux-based operating system designed for mobile devices, the Android OS allows programs to run on all Android devices and appear free in the Android Market. Whether you're a beginner programmer eager to create mobile applications or you're Android-savvy and looking to submit your apps to the Android Market, this compilation of eight minibooks takes you through the ins and outs of programming for Android phones. Java expert Barry Burd walks you through Android programming basics, shares techniques for developing great Android applications, reviews Android hardware, and much more. Uses the straightforward-but-fun For Dummies style to walk you through the ins and outs of programming for Android mobile devices Features eight minibooks that take you from novice Android user to confidently developing Android applications Addresses Android programming basics, the operating system, hardware, and security Details what it takes to develop amazing Android apps Covers the Eclipse environment and SQLite Start developing applications for the Android OS today with the expert advice in Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies.

Android App Development For Dummies

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Author: Michael Burton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119017947

Category: Computers

Page: 432

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The updated edition of the bestselling guide to Android appdevelopment If you have ambitions to build an Android app, this hands-onguide gives you everything you need to dig into the developmentprocess and turn your great idea into a reality! In this newedition of Android App Development For Dummies, you'll findeasy-to-follow access to the latest programming techniques thattake advantage of the new features of the Android operating system.Plus, two programs are provided: a simple program to get youstarted and an intermediate program that uses more advanced aspectsof the Android platform. Android mobile devices currently account for nearly 80% ofmobile phone market share worldwide, making it the best platform toreach the widest possible audience. With the help of this friendlyguide, developers of all stripes will quickly find out how toinstall the tools they need, design a good user interface, graspthe design differences between phone and tablet applications,handle user input, avoid common pitfalls, and turn a "meh" app intoone that garners applause. Create seriously cool apps for the latest Android smartphonesand tablets Adapt your existing apps for use on an Android device Start working with programs and tools to create Androidapps Publish your apps to the Google Play Store Whether you're a new or veteran programmer, Android AppDevelopment For Dummies will have you up and running with theins and outs of the Android platform in no time.

Android App Development

A Complete Tutorial For Beginners

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Author: Padmini

Publisher: Educreation Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Self-Help

Page: 264

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This book is a complete tutorial for the beginners in Android development. It can be read by the students of Btech in Computer science or Information Technology, Bachelors in Computer Application, Masters in Computer application. All the topics of this book are explained in reader’s digest version. At the end of this book, there is a small project.

Sams Teach Yourself Android Application Development in 24 Hours

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Author: Lauren Darcey,Shane Conder

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0132786885

Category: Computers

Page: 509

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Android is the world's #1 mobile development platform, and with the new Android 3.0, it's becoming as popular for tablets as it is for smartphones. If you are a beginner, in just 24 lessons of one hour or less, this friendly, full-color book will help you master modern Android development. You can build a fully-featured app from scratch, learning all the skills you'll need to create¿your own. Each lesson builds on prior chapters, providing a solid foundation for success. This edition is thoroughly updated for Android's newest features and development tools, while still supporting the popular Android 2.0. Coverage includes: Using Eclipse to write apps quickly and efficiently Understanding the application lifecycle Building robust, friendly user interfaces Retrieving, storing, and using data Adding network, social, and location-based features Supporting the camera and other hardware Internationalizing, testing, and publishing apps Revised and simplified step-by-step instructions with full-color screenshots walk you through key tasks... updated Q and As, Quizzes, and Exercises test your knowledge..."Did You Know?" tips offer insider advice..."Watch Out!" alerts help you avoid problems. By the time you're finished, you won't just understand core Android concepts: you'll be comfortable writing, testing, and publishing your own new apps.

Introduction to Android Application Development

Android Essentials

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Author: Joseph Annuzzi Jr.,Lauren Darcey,Shane Conder

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 0133477339

Category: Computers

Page: 672

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Bonus KitKat material is available for download at www.informit.com/title/9780321940261 What Every Android™ App Developer Should Know Today: Android Tools, App/UI Design, Testing, Publishing, And More This fully reworked edition of a proven title is the most useful real-world guide to building robust, commercial-grade Android™ apps. The content is revised and updated for the latest Android 4.3 SDK and the newest development best practices. Introduction to Android™ Application Development: Android Essentials, Fourth Edition, covers all you need to quickly start developing professional apps for today’s Android devices. Three expert developers guide you through setting up your development environment, designing user interfaces, developing for diverse devices, and optimizing your entire app-development process–from design through publication. Updated throughout, this title includes extensive coverage of the most useful new Android tools and utilities. It adds an all-new chapter on planning an amazing Android app user experience, plus extensive new coverage of unit testing, dialogs, preferences, and app publishing. Throughout, key concepts are taught through clear, up-to-date example code. This edition offers Fully updated introductions to the latest Android 4.3 APIs, tools, utilities, and best practices Up-to-date strategies for leveraging new Android capabilities while preserving compatibility Navigation patterns and code samples for delivering more intuitive user experiences Example-based explanations of ActionBars, DialogFragments, and other key concepts Expert automated testing techniques to quickly improve code quality New Google Play Developer Console app publishing techniques that also offer more control For Android developers at all levels of experience, this reference is now more valuable than ever. Students, instructors, and self-learners will especially appreciate new chapter-ending questions and exercises, carefully designed to test knowledge and deepen mastery. Annuzzi has released new source code samples for use with Android Studio. The code updates are posted to the associated blog site: http://introductiontoandroid.blogspot.com/ Note: This revamped, newly titled edition is a complete update of Android™ Wireless Application Development, Volume I: Android Essentials, Third Edition