Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies
By Burd
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: November 2011
Pages: 672

Android rocks! Here's how to claim your place in the hot Androidapp market

If you've ever considered developing apps for the incrediblypopular Android OS, there is no time like now! This book will takeyou from Android novice to confident programmer. You'll learn thenuts and bolts of Android programming, how to take advantage ofmobile devices, important finishing touches for your app, how totake it to market, and more.

  • Tools of the trade — install and use Java, Eclipse, andthe Android SDK, and learn about XML and object-orientedprogramming

  • Your intents — learn what to do with intents and intentfilters, activities, broadcast receivers, and content providers

  • Keep it cool — explore ways to create cool Android appsthat make the most of mobile device features

  • Publishing pointers — test your app and explore publishingvenues in addition to the Android Market

  • Android alternatives — discover what you can do with AppInventor and explore the freedom of Native Development

Visit the companion website for updates, comments,additional information, answers to questions readers often a sk,and a way to chat with the author!

Open the book and find:

  • Elements common to all Android apps

  • How to use Java and XML

  • Suggestions for user-friendly layouts

  • Things to think about when creating apps for tablets

  • Useful troubleshooting and debugging tips

  • Ways to optimize app performance

  • Requirements for submitting your app to the Android Market

  • How to "rough it" without Eclipse

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