Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition
By Barry Burd
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: July 2015
Pages: 768


  • Android Jump-Start
  • Background Material
  • The Building Blocks
  • Programming Cool Phone Features
  • Apps for All Kinds of Devices
  • Publishing and Marketing Your App

No experience? No problem! Start creating Android apps today!

Android is everywhere. Get your piece of the action with this all-in-one guide to creating great apps for this booming market! Six self-contained minibooks provide everything you need to program cool phone features, refine your apps, and add the perfect finishing touches.

  • First, the groundwork — set up your system for app development and create your first basic Android app
  • Android underpinnings — see how Java and XML are necessary and learn to use Android Studio
  • Nuts and bolts — discover the essentials common to every app from simple to complex
  • What phones can do — explore how to take advantage of a mobile device's unique feature set
  • Both big and small — learn to create apps for larger tablet screens, small watch screens, and larger TV screens
  • Make a game of it — investigate Android game development and learn to connect to social media
  • To market, to market — find out how to market your apps
  • The alternative world — learn app development techniques involving C and C++

Open the book and find:

  • Steps to create your first app
  • Major technical ideas behind Android
  • Tips for handling button presses
  • Hints for effective screen layout
  • Android's built-in tools
  • What a fragment is and how to use one
  • Programming tricks essential to building games
  • Posting your app to the Google Play Store
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