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 to tablet computing! This hands-on guide offers first-time and new Android programmers a fast-paced introduction to developing tablet applications using the new Android release. Veteran author Wei-Meng Lee begins by explaining how to install the necessary tools and write the customary "hello world" application. He then quickly moves on to cover the various components of an Android tablet application. You'll quickly get up to speed with Android 3 as you build a selection of sample tablet projects that will help you to successfully develop your own Android tablet applications.

Beginning Android Tablet Application Development:

  • Builds a versatile Android UI using fragments to dynamically populate activities

  • Displays commonly used functions using Action Bar items

  • Examines the Android user interface and helps you gain an understanding 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 the steps of publishing your app on the Android market

  • Discusses using Eclipse for Android development and using the Android simulator

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

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