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Agile Android

Authors: Nolan, Godfrey

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  • This mini book walks you through how to get unit testing and mocking working for both new and existing Android projects
  • Done correctly, Agile development results in a significant increase in development efficiency and a reduction in the number of defects
  • This book shows you how it's done quickly but correctly
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About this book

This concise book walks you through how to get unit testing and test driven development done on Android, specifically using JUnit 4. You'll learn how to do agile development quickly and correctly, with a significant increase in development efficiency and a reduction in the number of defects.

Agile practices have made major inroads in Java development, however it’s very unusual to see something as basic as unit testing on an Android project. Done correctly, Agile development results in a significant increase in development efficiency and a reduction in the number of defects. Google have finally moved away from JUnit 3 and the developer can now do the more commonly accepted JUnit 4 tests in Android Studio.

Up until now getting JUnit testing up and running in Android was not for the "faint hearted." However, "now it’s in Android Studio, there is no excuse," according to the author Godrey Nolan, president of RIIS LLC. Android developers are faced with their own set of problems such as tightly coupled code, fragmentation, immature testing tools all of which can be solved using existing Agile tools and techniques that this short book will teach you.

What You'll Learn:

  • What are the primary agile learning objectives applicable to Android 
  • What are the key
Android unit testing tools and how to use them
  • What is mock testing and the mock testing learning objectives and how to apply these to your Android apps
  • How to use dependency injection
  • How to apply test driven development to Android
  • How to deal with legacy code, a big issue with regards to Android
  • Audience:

    This book is for experienced Android app developers looking for an edge to build better and more agile Android apps.  Some experience with Java also helpful.

    About the authors

    Godfrey Nolan is president of RIIS LLC, where he specializes in website optimization. He has written numerous articles for magazines and newspapers in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. Nolan has had a healthy obsession with reverse engineering bytecode since he wrote Decompile Once, Run Anywhere, which first appeared in Web Techniques in September 1997.

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    eBook 16,99 €
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    • ISBN 978-1-4842-9701-8
    • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
    • Included format: EPUB, PDF
    • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
    • Immediate eBook download after purchase
    Softcover 20,79 €
    price for Spain (gross)
    • ISBN 978-1-4842-9700-1
    • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
    • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
    • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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    Bibliographic Information

    Bibliographic Information
    Book Title
    Agile Android
    Authors
    Copyright
    2015
    Publisher
    Apress
    Copyright Holder
    Godfrey Nolan, Apress
    eBook ISBN
    978-1-4842-9701-8
    DOI
    10.1007/978-1-4842-9701-8
    Softcover ISBN
    978-1-4842-9700-1
    Edition Number
    1
    Number of Pages
    XV, 95
    Number of Illustrations and Tables
    59 b/w illustrations
    Topics