Learning Android (Marko Gargenta)

 
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Learning Android (Marko Gargenta)

Building applications for the Android Market is the topic of this book.

Learning Android is the best approach to learning the basics if you're new to the Android mobile operating system.

This simple introduction to Android shows you how to utilize its fundamental building blocks to construct user interfaces, store data, and more. It was written by a specialist who has taught Android to hundreds of people in huge businesses.

Throughout the course of the book, you'll develop an example application while learning by adding new features. Along the way, you'll also create your own toolkit of coding techniques that will make it simple for you to create any kind of Android application.

  • Get an overview of the Android platform, and how this technology fits into the mobile ecosystem
  • Set up your Android development environment and get started with simple programs
  • Learn about Activities, Intents, Services, Broadcast Receivers, and Content Providers
  • Build basic Android user interfaces, and learn about Views and Layouts
  • Create a Service to update data in your example application
  • Learn how Android supports databases by creating a SQL database opener
  • Test your application and publish it to the Android Market

Ebook Details

About the Authors
The founder and principal Android expert of the San Francisco-based training company Marakana is Marko Gargenta. Over 1,000 developers have been trained by Marko across four continents in the Android Bootcamp and Android Internals courses. Qualcomm, Sony-Ericsson, Motorola, Sharp, Cisco, the US Department of Defense, and many more organizations are among his clientele. 
Published
Published Date / Year
1 edition (February 15, 2011), eBook Draft (2010)
Hardcover
320 pages
eBook Format
Online
ISBN-10
1449390501
ISBN-13
978-1449390501

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