by Zigurd Mednieks, at al.
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2010
Number of pages: 504
This authoritative guide shows experienced application developers what they need to program for the Android operating system -- the core building blocks, how to put those blocks together, and how to build compelling apps that work on a full range of Android devices.
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