Hello, Android: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform provides a complete introduction to the tools and the development techniques of the Android platform.
Summary Of The Book
The mobile segment has been experiencing explosive growth in recent years, and Android is the leading platform that powers these devices. The Android market is still growing, and it is a technology that cannot be ignored.
Hello, Android: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform introduces developers to this ubiquitous platform for mobile devices. Android is an Open Standards based operating system, and a set of tools, that was built on the Linux Kernel. Initially developed by Android Inc., it was completely taken over by Google in 2005. It is a fully open platform, and has numerous powerful features. While this makes the platform accessible to all developers, it still is a complicated set of technologies, and requires time to master.
This book helps programmers quickly familiarize themselves with the platform, and the related tools. Beginning with the mandatory “Hello, World” program, the book provides hands on experience to readers on the many features of the Android platform. Using the example of a Sudoku Game, the author gradually introduces the various programming features, and the many tools available on the platform.
The book shows how to integrate support for audio and video. It explains how to use the OpenGL to create powerful graphics, and how to connect with web parts and web services. The book also goes into the SQLite feature, which helps access and manipulate data. The readers will also learn how to publish their apps on the web, and make it available on the Android Market.
This edition of Hello, Android: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform has been completely updated and reviewed, to ensure that it includes the features of the latest version, and the recent updates of the Android OS and platform. It shows how to create Live Wallpaper, install applications to the SD Card, and how to build-in support for multitouch. This popular guide to the Android platform can help programmers quickly add Android development to their set of skills.
About Ed Burnette
Ed Burnette is an experienced software developer, writer, and speaker.
He is also the author of Google Web Toolkit: Taking The Pain Out Of Ajax, and Eclipse IDE Pocket Guide.
Ed Burnette has worked on everything, from games development to being involved in development for high-performance grid computing systems. He is a founding member of SAS Advanced Computing Labs, where he is also a senior researcher. He created Planet Android, and also writes the Dev Connection blog for ZDNet.
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