by Zigurd Mednieks, at al.
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2012
Number of pages: 564
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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Unique recipes that you can apply in order to solve the most commonly encountered problems in Android programming. This reference features a task description, followed by the solution available, and a standalone project that illustrates the recipe.
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