Programming Android, 3rd Edition
Java Programming for the New Generation of Mobile Devices
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Final Release Date: April 2015 (est.)
Pages: 550

Get up to speed on Android programming, and learn how to create up-to-date user experiences for both smartphones and tablets. With this book’s extensively revised third edition, you’ll focus on Android tools and programming essentials, including best practices for using Android APIs. If you’re experienced with Java or Objective-C, you’ll gain the knowledge necessary for building well-engineered applications.

Topics include:

  • The Android app life cycle and how to maximize efficiency
  • Good Java programming practices for Android
  • Graphics from basic views to 3D
  • Using Fragments
  • Intents and remote procedure calls
  • Handling persistent data and content providers
  • Integrating an app with RESTful web services
  • Signing and distributing an application
  • Location and mapping
  • Search, speech, sensors, NFC, Sync, and other advanced topics
  • Signing and distributing an application
  • The Native Development Kit

This updated edition of Programming Android focuses on the knowledge and developer priorities that are essential for successful Android development projects.

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April 2015 (est.)