Android on x86
by Iggy Krajci, Darren Cummings
Publisher: Apress 2013
Number of pages: 380
The book makes the case for adapting your applications onto Intel's x86 architecture, including discussions of the business potential, the changing landscape of the Android marketplace, and the unique challenges and opportunities that arise from x86 devices. The fundamental idea is that extending your applications to support x86 or creating new ones is not difficult, but it is imperative to know all of the technicalities.
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Contents: Getting started; Android Studio; TextView; Layouts; ViewPager; Design Patterns; Material Design; Data Binding Library; FileIO with Android; Camera and Gallery; Dialog; Notifications; AlarmManager; Interfaces; Location; and much more.
The book prepares you to take the exam for the Associate Android Developer Certification. You learn basic Android programming concepts and build a variety of apps, starting with Hello World and working your way up to apps that use loaders.
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by Ian F. Darwin - O'Reilly Media
If you're ready to jump in and build a working Android app, this book has all of the practical recipes you need to get the job done. You'll work with the user interface, multitouch, location-aware apps, web services, device features, etc.