Android Apps for Absolute Beginners

Authors: Jackson, Wallace

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    • Updates a strong to best seller, Android Apps for Absolute Beginners.
    • A well reviewed book that will be even better on this edition, to appeal to mobile goldrushers just starting Android.
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About this book

Anybody can start building simple apps for the Android platform, and this book will show you how!  Recently updated to include Android Jelly Bean, Android Apps for Absolute Beginners, Second Edition takes you through the process of getting your first Android apps up and running using plain English and practical examples.

This book cuts through the fog of jargon and mystery that surrounds Android apps development, and gives you simple, step-by-step instructions to get you started. 

  • Teaches Android application development in language anyone can understand, giving you the best possible start in Android development
  • Provides simple, step-by-step examples that make learning easy, allowing you to pick up the concepts without fuss
  • Offers clear code descriptions and layout so that you can get your apps running as soon as possible

This book is Android Jelly Bean compliant, but is backwards compatible to most of the previous Android releases. 

About the authors

Wallace Jackson has been writing for leading multimedia publications about his work in new media content development since the advent of Multimedia Producer Magazine nearly two decades ago, when he wrote about computer processor architectures for centerfolds (removable "mini-issue" insert) distributed at SIGGRAPH. Since then, Wallace has written for several other publications about his work in interactive 3D and new media advertising campaign design, including 3D Artist,Desktop Publishers Journal, CrossMedia, AVvideo and Kiosk Magazine.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Preliminary Information: Before We Get Started

    Jackson, Wallace

    Pages 1-11

  • What’s Next? Our Road Ahead

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    Pages 13-20

  • Setting Up Your Android Development Environment

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    Pages 21-51

  • Introducing the Android Software Development Platform

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    Pages 53-97

  • Android Framework Overview

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    Pages 99-123

Buy this book

eBook $19.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4789-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4788-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Android Apps for Absolute Beginners
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Wallace Jackson
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-4789-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-4789-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-4788-3
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXIII, 404
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