Android 4.2 App Development Essentials
by Neil Smyth
Publisher: Techotopia 2013
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.
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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.
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.
by Jonathan Stark - O'Reilly Media