The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development
by Mark L. Murphy
Publisher: CommonsWare 2009
Number of pages: 545
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.
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