Android Studio Development Essentials
by Neil Smyth
Publisher: Techotopia 2014
Number of pages: 620
The goal of this book is to teach the skills necessary to develop Android based applications using the Android Studio Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and the Android 4.4 Software Development Kit (SDK). Beginning with the basics, the book provides an outline of the steps necessary to set up an Android development and testing environment.
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by Mark L. Murphy - CommonsWare
This is the single most comprehensive and current book on Android programming, from getting your first project started to advanced topics like integrating maps, encrypted databases, and integrating with other applications.
by Nicolas Gramlich - anddev.org
This book on Android programming was written for developers who have worked with Java before and want to start developing for the Android Platform. The author made this as much 'hands on' as possible, placing example codes everywhere it fit.
by Ryan Cohen, Tao Wang - Apress
Through app samples, code samples and case studies, the book teaches Android application development based on the Intel platform -- including for smartphones, tablets, and embedded devices -- covering performance tuning, debugging and optimization.
by Marko Gargenta - O'Reilly Media
If you're new to the Android mobile operating system, this book is the perfect way to master the fundamentals. This gentle introduction shows you how to use Android's basic building blocks to develop user interfaces, store data, and more.