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Learn Android App Development

Authors: Jackson, Wallace

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    • Aims to be first accelerated tutorial to cover Android 5.0 or next major release of Android SDK.
    • Wallace Jackson is an expert author, Android app developer and indie making money from Android apps.
    • Android still remains the other most appealing mobile platform to develop on and use.

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About this book

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.

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 (20 chapters)

  • Building an Android IDE for Version 4.2: Acquiring, Installing, and Configuring an Android Development Environment

    Jackson, Wallace

    Pages 1-30

  • Exploring Android App Development: The Lingo of Android and Building Your First Hello World App!

    Jackson, Wallace

    Pages 31-54

  • Java for Android Primer: Enhancing Our Hello World Application

    Jackson, Wallace

    Pages 55-76

  • Layouts and Activities: Using ViewGroup Classes

    Jackson, Wallace

    Pages 77-110

  • Android Intents and Events: Adding Interactivity

    Jackson, Wallace

    Pages 111-136

Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-5747-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-5746-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Learn Android App Development
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Wallace Jackson
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-5747-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-5747-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-5746-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 548
Number of Illustrations and Tables
347 b/w illustrations
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