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Android TV Apps Development

Building for Media and Games

Authors: Trebilcox-Ruiz, Paul

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  • A unique short book of 150 pages on designing and developing Android TV apps for early adopters
  • Written by an "in-the-trenches" Android coder and expert
  • Android remains one of the top two most popular mobile platforms out there
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About this book

This one-of-a-kind short book walks you through creating fantastic entertainment apps for one of the newest Android platforms. Android TV Apps Development: Building Media and Games will demystify some of the newest APIs and present the tools necessary for building applications that run on Android TV.

Walking through example applications, you will learn the vocabulary necessary to solve real-world problems and how to present your content on the television through Android. In addition to practical code examples, you will learn about various design considerations that will make using your apps an enjoyable experience for users.


What you'll learn:
  • How to design for Android TV
  • How to create a media app for Android TV
  • What are the game design/development considerations for Android TV
  • How to distribute Android TV apps

Audience:Developers with some experience with Android development who are interested in building applications for the Android TV platform.

About the authors

Paul Trebilcox-Ruiz is a software engineer at Sphero (they make awesome robots that you can control from your phone) in Boulder, Colorado and a Computer Science graduate from California State University, Fresno. His main interests are in the Android platform, Android TV and wearable computing.  He also actively participates in hackathons in the Denver/Boulder area; writes an Android technical blog and presents to Meetups in the area.

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eBook $19.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1784-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $24.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1783-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Android TV Apps Development
Book Subtitle
Building for Media and Games
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Paul Trebilcox-Ruiz
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-1784-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-1784-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-1783-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 120
Number of Illustrations and Tables
35 b/w illustrations
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