About the Book :
Beginning Android 4 Application Development takes a hands-on approach to teaching aspiring developers how to create applications for the latest Android OS and newest devices--for the first time, including both smartphones and tablets. Beginning with the basics, this book provides everything developers will need to know to begin to successfully develop their own Android applications.
Interesting Facts :
Android is the fastest growing mobile platform The upcoming Android 4 release offers, for the first time, a single OS solution for both smartphone and tablet applications.Beginning Android 4 Application Development provides a hands-on approach to Android application programming. Like all book in Wrox's Beginning Series, it provides developers fast-paced instruction backed up by real-world programming examples.This new edition (30% revised, with 50 more pages) covers both smartphone and tablet application programming.Author Wei-Meng Lee is founder of Developer Learning Solutions, a technology company specializing in hands-on training on the latest wireless technologies including the iPhone, Android and Windows Mobile platforms. He is an established developer and trainer and regularly speaks at international conferences.
Introduction Getting Started With Android Programming Activities, Fragments, And Intents Getting To Know The Android User Interface Designing Your User Interface With Views Displaying Pictures And Menus With Views Data Persistence Content Providers Messaging Location-Based Services Networking Developing Android Services Publishing Android Applications Appendix A: Using Eclipse for Android Development Appendix B: Using the Android Emulator Appendix C: Answers to Exercises Index
About the Author :
Wei-Meng Lee is a technologist and founder of Developer Learning Solutions (www.learn2develop.net), a technology company specializing in hands-on training in the latest Microsoft and Apple technologies. Wei-Meng writes extensively for online publications (such as DevX.com and the O'Reilly Network) and magazines (such as CoDe Magazine and asp.netPRO magazine) on topics ranging from .NET to Mac OS X. He is the author of Beginning Android Application Development, and Beginning iOS 4 Application Development (Wrox), as well as many other technology books and articles.