The Android OS continues to rapidly expand offering app developers access to one of the largest platforms available, and this easy–to–follow guide walks you through the development process step by step. In this new edition of the bestselling Android Application Development For Dummies, Android programming experts Michael Burton and Donn Felker explain how to download the SDK, get Eclipse up and running, code Android applications, and share your finished products with the world.
Featuring two sample programs, this book explores everything from the simple basics to advanced aspects of Android application development.
As a Linux-based operating system designed for mobile devices, the Android OS allows programs to run on all Android devices and appear free in the Android Market. Whether you’re a beginner programmer eager to create mobile applications or you’re Android-savvy and looking to submit your apps to the Android Market, this compilation of eight minibooks takes you through the ins and outs of programming for Android phones. Java expert Barry Burd walks you through Android programming basics, shares techniques for developing great Android applications, reviews Android hardware, and much more.
- Uses the straightforward-but-fun For Dummies style to walk you through the ins and outs of programming for Android mobile devices
- Features eight minibooks that take you from novice Android user to confidently developing Android applications
- Addresses Android programming basics, the operating system, hardware, and security
- Details what it takes to develop amazing Android apps
- Covers the Eclipse environment and SQLite
Start developing applications for the Android OS today with the expert advice in Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies.
Walks you through all the steps in developing applications for the Android platform, including the latest Android features like scrollable widgets, enhanced UI tools, social media integration, and new calendar and contact capabilities
Starts off with downloading the SDK, then explains how to bring your applications to life and submit your work to the Android Market
Includes real-world advice from expert programmers Donn Felker and Michael Burton, who break every aspect of the development process down into practical, digestible pieces
Whether you′re new to Android development or already on your way, Android Application Development For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the guide you need to dig into the app dev process!
|Title: Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies|
Author: Barry Burd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 2nd edition (28 August 2015)