Published: Hoboken, N.J. : Chichester : Wiley ; John Wiley [distributor], 2012 Description: xlii, 817 p. : ill. ; 24 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9781118102275 (pbk.), 1118102274 (pbk.), 1118102274 :, Language: English
Written by an Android authority, this up-to-date resource is an ideal guide to building mobile apps using the Android 4 SDK. It provides in-depth coverage, showing experienced Android developers how to take full advantage of new features, while covering the fundamentals that novice developers need to get started. Serving as a hands-on guide to building mobile apps using Android, the book walks you through a series of increasingly sophisticated projects, each introducing a new Android platform feature and highlighting the techniques and best practices that will help you write compelling Android apps.
Hello, Android -- Getting Started -- Creating Applications and Activities -- Building User Interfaces -- Intents and Broadcast Receivers -- Using Internet Resources -- Files, Saving State, and Preferences -- Databases and Content Providers -- Working in the Background -- Expanding the User Experience -- Advanced User Experience -- Hardware Sensors -- Maps, Geocoding, and Location-Based Services -- Invading the Home Screen -- Audio, Video, and Using the Camera -- Bluetooth, NFC, Networks, and Wi-Fi -- Telephony and SMS -- Advanced Android Development -- Monetizing, Promoting, and Distributing Applications.