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Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies

Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies

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Published: 27th December 2011
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A must-have pedagogical resource from an expert Java educator

As a Linux-based operating system designed for mobile devices, the Android OS allows programs to run on all Android devices and appear free in the Android Market. Whether you're a beginner programmer eager to create mobile applications or you're Android-savvy and looking to submit your apps to the Android Market, this compilation of eight minibooks takes you through the ins and outs of programming for Android phones. Java expert Barry Burd walks you through Android programming basics, shares techniques for developing great Android applications, reviews Android hardware, and much more.

  • Uses the straightforward-but-fun For Dummies style to walk you through the ins and outs of programming for Android mobile devices
  • Features eight minibooks that take you from novice Android user to confidently developing Android applications
  • Addresses Android programming basics, the operating system, hardware, and security
  • Details what it takes to develop amazing Android apps
  • Covers the Eclipse environment and SQLite
Start developing applications for the Android OS today with the expert advice in Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies.

About the Author

Barry Burd is an accomplished Java educator and author. He teaches computer science and mathematics at Drew University and leads training courses for professional programmers in the business and industry fields. Barry is the author of Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies.

Introduction 1

Book I: Android Jump-Start 9

Chapter 1: All about Android 11

Chapter 2: Installing the Software Tools 21

Chapter 3: Creating an Android App 43

Chapter 4: Conjuring and Embellishing an Android App 73

Book II: Android Background Material 109

Chapter 1: Using the Eclipse Workbench 111

Chapter 2: It?s Java! 145

Chapter 3: What Java Does (and When) 173

Chapter 4: Object-Oriented Programming in Java 191

Chapter 5: A Look at XML 207

Book III: The Building Blocks 223

Chapter 1: Android Activities 225

Chapter 2: Intents and Intent Filters 259

Chapter 3: Services 297

Chapter 4: Broadcast Receivers 331

Chapter 5: Content Providers 357

Book IV: Programming Cool Phone Features 381

Chapter 1: Lay Out Your Stuff 383

Chapter 2: Menus, Lists, and Notifications 407

Chapter 3: An Android Potpourri 433

Chapter 4: Apps for Tablets 465

Book V: The Job Isn't Done Until . . . 483

Chapter 1: Publishing Your App to the Android Market 485

Chapter 2: Publishing Your App to the Amazon Appstore 515

Book VI: Alternative Android Development Techniques 525

Chapter 1: Creating Code Quickly with App Inventor 527

Chapter 2: More App Inventor Magic 557

Chapter 3: How to "Rough It" without Eclipse 581

Chapter 4: Going Native 605

Index 625

ISBN: 9781118027707
ISBN-10: 1118027701
Series: For Dummies (Lifestyles Paperback)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 672
Published: 27th December 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 18.8  x 3.71
Edition Number: 1