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Android Studio New Media Fundamentals

Content Production of Digital Audio/Video, Illustration and 3D Animation

Authors: Jackson, Wallace

  • A unique short book on using the popular Android Studio for content/media design
  • The author, Wallace Jackson, is a multimedia expert producer, especially in media design optimization
  • Understand what goes into AV or multimedia content production and optimization
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eBook $19.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-9867-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $24.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1640-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
About this book

This book is a brief primer covering concepts central to digital imagery, digital audio and digital illustration using open source software packages such as GIMP, Audacity and Inkscape. These are used for this book because they are free for commercial use. The book builds on the foundational concepts of raster, vector and waves (audio), and gets more advanced as chapters progress, covering what new media assets are best for use with Android Studio as well as key factors regarding the data footprint optimization work process and why it is important.

What You Will Learn• What are the primary genres of new media content production• What new media assets Android Studio supports• What are the concepts behind new media content production• How to Install and use GIMP, Inkscape, and Audacity software• How to integrate that software with Android Studio, fast becoming the most popular IDE for Android apps design and development


Audience
Primary audience includes Android developers, especially game designers/developers and others who need access to multimedia elements.  Secondary: multimedia producers, RIA developers, game designers, UI designers, and teachers.

About the authors

Wallace Jackson is a multimedia expert designer, developer and producer, specializing in optimization techniques.  He is a successful author of several books at Apress, including Pro Android Graphics, Pro Android UI, Learn Android Apps Development, Android Apps for Absolute Beginners and much more.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Enhancing Android Apps: Using New Media Assets

    Jackson, Wallace

    Pages 1-9

  • Digital Images: Concepts and Terminology

    Jackson, Wallace

    Pages 11-26

  • Digital Image Assets: Data Footprint Optimization

    Jackson, Wallace

    Pages 27-32

  • Digital Audio: Concepts and Terminology

    Jackson, Wallace

    Pages 33-41

  • Digital Audio Assets: Data Footprint Optimization

    Jackson, Wallace

    Pages 43-56

Buy this book

eBook $19.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-9867-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $24.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1640-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Android Studio New Media Fundamentals
Book Subtitle
Content Production of Digital Audio/Video, Illustration and 3D Animation
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Wallace Jackson
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-9867-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-9867-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-1640-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 142
Number of Illustrations and Tables
70 b/w illustrations
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