by Marko Gargenta
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2010
If you're new to the Android mobile operating system, Learning Android is the perfect way to master the fundamentals. Written by an expert who's taught Android to thousands of people in large organizations, this gentle introduction shows you how to use Android's basic building blocks to develop user interfaces, store data, and more.
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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.
Designing an Android app needs to be a constant collaboration between design and development. The look and feel of the app should be discussed by both parties from the beginning. This document is written from the point of view of a visual designer.
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The goal of this book is to teach the skills necessary to develop Android based applications using the Eclipse Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and the Android 4.2 Software Development Kit (SDK). Some Java programming experience is assumed.