Get quickly up to speed with the latest Android SDK
Aimed at object oriented programmers, this straightforward-but-fun book serves as the most efficient way to understand Android, update an existing Android application, port a mobile application from another environment, or simply learn the ins and outs of the latest Android SDK. Packed with all the code and modules featured throughout, this guide also includes tutorials, tests, and project ideas.
The authors forego the unnecessary repetition of material you already know and instead cut straight to the essentials such as interacting with hardware, getting familiar with the operating system, and networking. You'll walk through the process of designing, building, running, and debugging the application while you also learn Android best practices.
Android 3 SDK Programming For Dummies is written in clear, plain English to help you quickly understand and program the latest Android SDK.
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Get in on the Android action! Learn to build exciting, engaging, high-quality apps
Ready to start building cool apps for Android devices? If you have a good understanding of Java and a bit of experience with Eclipse, this book gives you just what you need to start creating apps that Android users will love. Learn the fine points of Android app design, how to build what users want, and how to test and market your app.
Getting started — explore the unique needs and capabilities of mobile apps, the Eclipse IDE, and the Android Application Model
The app core — choose the right SDK level, examine user components, and use object-oriented techniques to design and build the core of your app
Essential qualities — learn how to make your app fast, responsive, and secure
Add bells and whistles — include advanced capabilities such as integrated web and location services, audio and video, and sensors
Finishing touches — perform unit testing, optimize performance, and get your app to market
Open the book and find:
What a mobile app should contain
The relationship between XML layout files and Android classes
Tips for making buttons behave
Help identifying app insecurities
Ways to incorporate e-mail and SMS into your app
Advice on capturing audio, video, and images
How to optimize your app's performance
Ten top developer resources
Visit the companion website at www.dummies.com/go/android3sdkprogramming to find source code, updates, and other features you can use in your programming efforts.
Build an app for the Android OS, following step-by-step directions
Design interfaces, manage applications, and use external services
Choose the appropriate Android version for your application
Work with the newest SDK features
Rajiv Ramnath, PhD, is Director of Practice at the Collaborative for Enterprise Transformation and Innovation and Associate Director for the Institute of Sensing Systems at The Ohio State University. He teaches software engineering at OSU and assists with interdisciplinary curriculum development.
Roger Crawfis and Paolo Sivilotti are also professors in the computer science department at The Ohio State University.
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