Quickly learn how to develop applications for Android 4smartphones and tablets!
With Android 4, Google brings the full power of its Androidoperating system to both smartphone and tablet computing. Thisfull-color guide teaches everything you'll need to know tosuccessfully develop your own Android applications. The bookaddresses all the fundamentals, including user interfaces,networking, SMS messaging, databases, location-based services, anddeployment. Veteran author Wei-Meng Lee covers it all and puts youwell on your way to successful Android application development anddeployment.
Beginning Android 4 Application Development:
Explains how to adapt to display orientation, understand thecomponents of a screen, and handle user interface notifications
Explains the various elements that go into designing your userinterface using views such as TextView, ProgressBar,AutoCompleteTextView, TimePicker, ListView, and more
Demonstrates how to display pictures and menus with views
Shows how to use a content provider and create your own contentprovider
Demonstrates how to put long running tasks in separatethreads
Builds an application that tracks locations using SMSmessaging
Demonstrates how to use JSON and Sockets programming to buildyour own chat application
Helps you prepare your Android application for the AndroidMarket
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