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Android Programming
The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (3rd Edition) (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)
Bill Phillips - Feb 09, 2017 (first published in 2012)
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Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide is an introductory Android book for programmers with Java experience. Based on Big Nerd Ranch s popular Android bootcamps, this guide will lead you through the wilderness using hands-on example apps combined with clear explanations of key concepts and APIs. This book focuses on practical techniques for...
Head First Android Development
A Brain-Friendly Guide
Dawn Griffiths - Aug 19, 2017 (first published in 2011)
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What will you learn from this book?If you have an idea for a killer Android app, this fully revised and updated edition will help you build your first working application in a jiffy. You'll learn hands-on how to structure your app, design flexible and interactive interfaces, run services in the background, make your app work on various smartphones ...
Android Programming
Pushing the Limits
Erik Hellman - Nov 04, 2013
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Unleash the power of the Android OS and build the kinds of brilliant, innovative apps users love to useIf you already know your way around the Android OS and can build a simple Android app in under an hour, this book is for you. If you're itching to see just how far you can push it and discover what Android is really capable of, it's for you. And i...
Android Programming for Beginners
Build in-depth, full-featured Android 9 Pie apps starting from zero programming experience, 2nd Edition
John Horton - Oct 31, 2018
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Learn all the Java and Android skills you need to start making powerful mobile applications with practical and actionable steps...
Hello, Android
Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform
Ed Burnette - Jul 12, 2017 (first published in 2008)
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Google's Android is shaking up the mobile market in a big way. With Android, you can write programs that run on any compatible cell phone or tablet in the world. It's a mobile platform you can't afford not to learn, and this book gets you started. Hello, Android has been updated to Android 2.3.3, with revised code throughout to reflect this updated...
Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies
Barry Burd - Aug 03, 2015
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Your all-encompassing guide to learning Android app developmentIf you're an aspiring or beginning programmer interested in creating apps for the Android market-which grows in size and downloads every day-this is your comprehensive, one-stop guide. Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies covers the information you absolutely need to g...
Programming Android
Java Programming for the New Generation of Mobile Devices
Zigurd Mednieks - Oct 30, 2012 (first published in 2010)
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Get thoroughly up to speed on Android programming, and learn how to create up-to-date user experiences for both handsets and tablets. With this book’s extensively revised second edition, you’ll focus on Android tools and programming essentials, including best practices for using Android 4 APIs. If you’re experienced with Java or Objective-C, you’ll...
Android Cookbook
Problems and Solutions for Android Developers
Ian F. Darwin - Jun 06, 2017
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Jump in and build working Android apps with the help of more than 230 tested recipes. The second edition of this acclaimed cookbook includes recipes for working with user interfaces, multitouch gestures, location awareness, web services, and specific device features such as the phone, camera, and accelerometer. You also get useful info on packaging...
Fully updated for Android Studio 3.0 and Android 8, the goal of this book is to teach the skills necessary to develop Android based applications using the Android Studio Integrated Development Environment (IDE), the Android 8 Software Development Kit (SDK) and the Java programming language.Beginning with the basics, this book provides an outline of...
Learning Java by Building Android Games
Learn Java and Android from scratch by building six exciting games, 2nd Edition
John Horton - Aug 29, 2018
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If you are completely new to either Java, Android, or game programming and are aiming to publish Android games, then this book is for you. This book also acts as a refresher for those who already have experience in Java on another platforms or other object-oriented languages....
Android App Development For Dummies
Michael Burton - Mar 09, 2015
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The updated edition of the bestselling guide to Android app development If you have ambitions to build an Android app, this hands-on guide gives you everything you need to dig into the development process and turn your great idea into a reality! In this new edition of Android App Development For Dummies , you'll find easy-to-follow access to the la...
Professional Android by Reto Meier
Android 9 Development Cookbook by Rick Boyer
Android Design Patterns by Greg Nudelman
The Busy Coder's Guide to Advanced Android Development by Mr. Mark L Murphy