Beginning Android Tablet Application Development
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: July 2011
Pages: 256

A full-color introduction to Android tablet development

The new release of Android 3 brings the full power of Android totablet computing! This hands-on guide offers first-time and newAndroid programmers a fast-paced introduction to developing tabletapplications using the new Android release. Veteran author Wei-MengLee begins by explaining how to install the necessary tools andwrite the customary "hello world" application. He then quicklymoves on to cover the various components of an Android tabletapplication. You'll quickly get up to speed with Android 3 as youbuild a selection of sample tablet projects that will help you tosuccessfully develop your own Android tablet applications.

Beginning Android Tablet ApplicationDevelopment:

  • Builds a versatile Android UI using fragments to dynamicallypopulate activities

  • Displays commonly used functions using Action Bar items

  • Examines the Android user interface and helps you gain anunderstanding of the components of a screen

  • Shows how to create location-based services applications

  • Details how to build a location-monitoring application

  • Helps you create a sample application and walks you through thesteps of publishing your app on the Android market

  • Discusses using Eclipse for Android development and using theAndroid simulator

Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learningprogramming languages and technologies easier than you think,providing a structured, tutorial format that will guide you throughall the techniques involved.

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