Android for Programmers, 2nd Edition, (PDF) presents main-edge computing applied sciences for skilled software program builders. At the center of the ebook is the Deitel “app-driven approach”–ideas are introduced within the context of full working Android apps, as a substitute of utilizing code snippets. The overview and app test drives firstly of each chapter present a number of pattern executions. The ebook’s supply code is on the market at www.deitel.com/books/androidfp2.
The professional programmer’s Deitel® information to pill and smartphone app growth utilizing Android 4.3 and 4.4, the Eclipse-based Android Development Tools and the brand new Android Studio
Numerous apps have been downloaded from Google Play™! This ebook offers you all the pieces you’ll want to begin off creating nice Android apps rapidly and getting them printed on Google Play™. The ebook makes use of an app-pushed strategy–every new expertise is mentioned within the context of seven absolutely examined Android apps, code highlighting, full with syntax coloring, code walkthroughs and pattern outputs. Apps you’ll develop include:
- Flag Quiz
- Tip Calculator
- Welcome App
- Address Book
- Cannon Game
- Twitter® Searches
The first-era Android telephones have been launched in October 2008. By October 2013, a Strategy Analytics report revealed that Android had 81.3% of the worldwide smartphone market share, in comparison with 13.4% for Apple, 1% for Blackberry and 4.1% for Microsoft (bit.ly/1aqIZXf). Several apps have been downloaded from Google Play. There at the moment are over one billion activated Android units worldwide and over 1.5 million Android units are being activated each day. The choices for Android app builders are monumental.
The apps on this ebook have been correctly designed to introduce you to key Android options and APIs. You’ll rapidly examine all the pieces it’s worthwhile to begin constructing Android apps–starting with a testdrive of the Doodlz app in Chapter 1, then establishing your first app in Chapter 2. By the time you attain Chapter 9, you’ll be able to make your apps for submission to Google Play and different app marketplaces. You’ll get expert on the Google Play submission course of, together with importing your apps, deciding whether or not to promote your apps or present them for free, and advertising and marketing them utilizing in-app promoting, Internet public relations, social media and extra.
Practical, instance-wealthy protection of:
- Android 4.3 and 4.4
- Social sharing by way of implicit intents
- Assets (Images, Audio), View Animation
- Threading, Collections, SQLite Database
- Activities, Fragments, Intents, Preferences
- Accessibility, Internationalization, Graphics
- Android Development Tools, Android Studio
- Supporting Various Screen Sizes/Resolutions
- Immersive Mode, Printing Framework, PrintHelper
- GUIs, Layouts, Lists, Adapters, Events, Menus, Resource Files, Touch/Gesture Processing
- Google Play™, App Publishing, Pricing, Marketing, In-App Advertising, Monetization, In-App Billing and extra.
“Addresses a compelling set of subjects in an instructive and enjoyable method. Creates UI/layouts with a depth I’ve not seen elsewhere. The Flag Quiz app is agreeable–View animation provides an expert contact; clear description of key UI components. The Address Book chapter is a helpful introduction to CRUD-sort apps.” — Sebastian Nykopp, Chief Architect, Reaktor
“Remarkable job illustrating the Visual Layout Editor; I liked the approach of creating a plan then building visual components without code; this makes it easy to experiment with other properties to tailor the look of the app. The line-by-line explanations of the code are tremendously valuable; this is a solid introduction to how Android works. The Flag Quiz app is an important chapter. The Cannon Game app is a nice overview to animation. Favorite Twitter Searches taught me things I didn’t know. The Doodlz app chapter uses great examples to demonstrate the different concepts. The Address Book app is a good outline to database access on the Android platform that shows the structures required for SQLite databases.” — Eric J. Bowden, COO, Safe Driving Systems, LLC
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