by Jonathan Stark
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2010
Number of pages: 338
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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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