Professional Android 2 Application Development

Professional Android 2 Application Development (Paperback)

By Reto Meier 
Publisher: Wrox Press
Edition: Paperback
Edition Number: 2
Language: English
ISBN: 0470565527
EAN: 9780470565520
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 543
Publish Date: 2010-3-1
Binding: Paperback
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Build unique mobile applications with the latest Android SDK

Written by an Android authority, this up-to-date resource shows you how to leverage the features of Android 2 to enhance existing products or create innovative new ones. Serving as a hands-on guide to building mobile apps using Android, the book walks you through a series of sample projects that introduces you to Android's new features and techniques. Using the explanations and examples included in these pages, you'll acquire the foundation needed to write compelling mobile applications that use Android, along with the flexibility to quickly adapt to future enhancements.

Professional Android 2 Application Development:

Reviews Android as a development platform and?best practices for mobile development

Provides an in-depth look at the Android application components

Details creating layouts and Views to produce compelling resolution independent user interfaces

Examines Intents and Content Providers for sharing data

Introduces techniques for creating map-based applications and using location-based services such as GPS

Looks at how to create and use background Services, Notifications, and Alarms

Demonstrates how to create interactive homescreen components

Explores the Bluetooth, telephony, and networking APIs

Examines using hardware, including the camera and sensors such as the compass and accelerometers

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Title: Professional Android 2 Application Development
Publisher: Wrox Press
Author: Reto Meier
Edition: Paperback
Edition Number: 2
Language: English
ISBN: 0470565527
EAN: 9780470565520
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 543
Publish Date: 2010-3-1
Binding: Paperback


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