Pro Android 4

Authors: Komatineni, Satya, MacLean, Dave

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    • Aims to be first or one of the first books on Android 4.0 platform
    • Updates a best selling Android book, Pro Android 3, in book market
    • Android continues to grow and is hot

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About this book

Pro Android 4 shows you how to build real-world and fun mobile apps using the new Android SDK 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), which unifies Gingerbread for smartphones, Honeycomb for tablets and augments further with Google TV and more.

This Android 4 book updates the best selling Pro Android 3 and covers everything from the fundamentals of building apps for embedded devices, smartphones, and tablets to advanced concepts such as custom 3D components, multi-tasking, sensors/augmented reality, better accessories support and much more.

  • Using the tutorials and expert advice, you'll quickly be able to build cool mobile apps and run them on dozens of Android-based smartphones.
  • You'll explore and use the Android APIs, including those for media and sensors.
  • And you'll check out what's new with Android 4, including the improved user interface across all Android platforms, integration with services, and more.
After reading this definitive tutorial and reference, you gain the knowledge and experience to create stunning, cutting-edge Android 4 apps that can make you money, while keeping you agile enough to respond to changes in the future.

About the authors

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.

Table of contents (31 chapters)

  • Introducing the Android Computing Platform

    Komatineni, Satya (et al.)

    Pages 1-22

  • Setting Up Your Development Environment

    Komatineni, Satya (et al.)

    Pages 23-50

  • Understanding Android Resources

    Komatineni, Satya (et al.)

    Pages 51-78

  • Understanding Content Providers

    Komatineni, Satya (et al.)

    Pages 79-112

  • Understanding Intents

    Komatineni, Satya (et al.)

    Pages 113-134

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-3931-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-3930-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pro Android 4
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Satya Komatineni and Dave MacLean
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-3931-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-3931-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-3930-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 1020
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