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Android Apps with Eclipse

By Onur Cinar

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Android Apps with Eclipse provides a detailed overview of Eclipse, including steps and the screenshots to help Android developers to quickly get up to speed on Eclipse and to streamline their day-to-day software development. 

Full Description

  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-4434-9
  • 372 Pages
  • User Level: Intermediate
  • Publication Date: June 26, 2012
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF
  • Print Book Price: $44.99
  • eBook Price: $31.99
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Full Description

Eclipse is the most adopted integrated development environment (IDE) for Java programmers. And, now, Eclipse seems to be the preferred IDE for Android apps developers.

Android Apps with Eclipse provides a detailed overview of Eclipse, including steps and the screenshots to help Android developers to quickly get up to speed on Eclipse and to streamline their day-to-day software development. This book includes the following:

  • Overview of Eclipse fundamentals for both Java and C/C++ Development.
  • Using Eclipse Android Development Toolkit (ADT) to develop, debug, and troubleshoot Android applications.
  • Using Eclipse C/C++ Development Toolkit (CDT) in conjunction with Android Native Development Kit (NDK) to integrate, develop and troubleshoot native Android components through Eclipse.

What you’ll learn

  • How to use the most popular Java IDE for Android apps development
  • How to install and configure Eclipse for Android development
  • How to build an Android media player app using the Eclipse IDE
  • How to leverage Eclipse with the Android Native Development Kit for C/C++ needs
  • How to leverage Eclipse for scripting using Android's SL4A (Scripting Layer for Android)
  • How to do continuous integration in Eclipse, including source code controls, scripting builds with Ant and more

Who this book is for

This book is for both beginner and intermediate developers who would like to quickly come up to speed on Android development using the Eclipse IDE.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. What is Android?
  2. Application Architecture  
  3. What is Eclipse?
  4. Mastering Eclipse  
  5. Android Development Tools for Eclipse
  6. Project: Movie Player  
  7. Android Native Development using Eclipse
  8. Project: Adding AVI Support to Movie Player  
  9. Android Scripting using Eclipse 
  10. Project: Scripting Movie Player using Lua
  11. Appendix A: Testing

  

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