Professional Android Programming with Mono for Android and .NET/C#
By Wallace B. McClure, Nathan Blevins, John J. Croft IV, Jonathan Dick, Chris Hardy
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: March 2012
Pages: 504

Develop Android apps using tools you already know—C# and .NET

Aimed at providing readers with a thorough, reliable resource that guides them through the field of Android application programming, this must-have book shows how to write applications using Mono with C# that run on the Android family of devices. A team of authors provides you with the knowledge you need to become a successful Android application developer without having to learn another programming language. You'll explore screen controls, UI development, tables and layouts, and MonoDevelop as you become adept at planning, building, and developing Android applications with Mono for Android.

Professional Android Programming with Mono for Android and .NET/C#:

  • Shows you how to use your existing C# and .NET skills to build Android apps

  • Details optimal ways to work with data and bind data to controls

  • Explains how to program with Android device hardware

  • Dives into working with the file system and application preferences

  • Discusses how to share code between Mono for Android, MonoTouch, and Windows® Phone 7

  • Reveals tips for globalizing your apps with internationalization and localization support

  • Covers development of tablet apps with Android 4

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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