Android Wireless Application Development (2nd Edition) by Shane Conder

By Shane Conder

The start-to-finish advisor to Android software improvement: hugely up to date for the latest SDKs and developer recommendations!   This publication provides all of the updated details, validated code, and top practices you want to create and industry profitable cellular apps with the newest models of Android. Drawing on their large adventure with cellular and instant improvement, Lauren Darcey and Shane Conder disguise each step: idea, layout, coding, trying out, packaging, and supply. The authors introduce the Android platform, clarify the foundations of potent Android program layout, and current today’s top practices for crafting powerful person interfaces. subsequent, they give exact insurance of every key Android API, together with facts garage, networking, telephony, location-based providers, multimedia, 3D pictures, and undefined.   each bankruptcy of this version has been up to date for the most recent Android SDKs, instruments, utilities, and undefined. All pattern code has been overhauled and confirmed on prime units from a number of businesses, together with HTC, Motorola, and ARCHOS. Many new examples were further, together with whole new purposes. This re-creation additionally provides   9 new chapters protecting net APIs, the Android NDK, extending program achieve, handling clients, facts synchronization, backups, complex person enter, and extra tremendously increased insurance of Android occur documents, content material companies, app layout, and trying out New assurance of sizzling themes like Bluetooth, gestures, voice acceptance, App Widgets, dwell folders, dwell wallpapers, and international seek up to date 3D photos programming assurance reflecting OpenGL ES 2.0 An all-new bankruptcy on tackling cross-device compatibility matters, from designing for the smallest telephones to the large new drugs hitting the industry much more suggestions and tips to assist you layout, boost, and attempt functions for various units a brand new appendix jam-packed with Eclipse suggestions and methods   This publication is an critical source for each member of the Android improvement group: software program builders with all degrees of cellular adventure, group leaders and venture managers, testers and QA experts, software program architects, or even sellers.

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13. And, finally, what is new in the second edition of the book? The first five parts are primarily of interest to developers; Parts VI and VII provide lots of helpful information for project managers and quality assurance personnel as well as developers. You become familiar with the Android SDK and tools, install the development tools, and write and run your first Android application—on the emulator and on a handset. You learn how Android applications are structured and how to include resources, such as strings, graphics, and user interface components in your projects.

ACME is forced to choose one or, worse, all of the platforms. Vertical market application opportunities are limited and expensive. As a result, many wonderful applications have not reached their desired users, and many other great ideas have not been developed at all. The Open Handset Alliance Enter search advertising giant Google. The company’s business model has been amazingly successful on the Internet and, technically speaking, wireless isn’t that different. The freedoms Internet users enjoyed were not shared by mobile phone subscribers.

BREW? iPhone? Windows Mobile? ACME is forced to choose one or, worse, all of the platforms. Vertical market application opportunities are limited and expensive. As a result, many wonderful applications have not reached their desired users, and many other great ideas have not been developed at all. The Open Handset Alliance Enter search advertising giant Google. The company’s business model has been amazingly successful on the Internet and, technically speaking, wireless isn’t that different. The freedoms Internet users enjoyed were not shared by mobile phone subscribers.

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