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Pragmatic Bookshelf Hello Android 2nd Edition Nov 2009: "Hello, Android" will get you creating your first working application:
Android's version of "Hello, World." From there, you'll build up a
more substantial example: an Android Sudoku game.
Date Added: 3/2/2011 11:49:39 PM | Visits: 33669
Getting Started with iPhone SDK, Android and others: Mobile Application Development: This book covers the known relative differences between the most popular mobile platform development options for handheld devices such as personal digital assistants, enterprise digital assistants or mobile phones.
It helps guide developers in choosing a mobile platform for development on Information appliances, and covers iPhone SDK, Android, Java ME, Symbian, Lazarus, Python, .NET, BREW, Pocket PC, Microsoft Smartphone, Palm OS, Flash Lite and Microbrowser.
This book discusses everything from getting started with for example iPhone SDK, to using the development tools and technologies necessary to create applications for the iPhone and other mobile devices.
Get up to speed with the tools, frameworks, development best-practices, and design methods for creating your Mobile application.
Date Added: 3/2/2011 11:48:50 PM | Visits: 32921
Sams Teach Yourself Android Application Development in 24 Hours: Full Color! In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, learn how to build powerful applications for the world’s first complete, open, and free mobile platform: Android. Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll build a fully-featured Android application from the ground up and master the skills you need to design, develop, test, and publish powerful applications. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success!
Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Android development tasks.
Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.
By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion.
Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks.
Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them.
Learn how to…
Develop Android applications quickly and successfully with Java
Master Google’s Android SDK and development tools
Leverage the Eclipse programming environment to develop Android projects
Understand the Android application lifecycle
Build effective, user-friendly user interfaces
Retrieve, store, and work with application data
Develop powerful network applications
Add popular social features and location-based services to your applications
Take advantage of Android device hardware like the camera
Internationalize, test, and publish your Android applications
Date Added: 3/2/2011 11:47:15 PM | Visits: 33860
Web Geek’s Guide to the Android-Enabled Phone: Web Geek’s Guide to the Android-Enabled Phone
Covers Android 1.5
Make the Most of Your Android-Enabled Phone!
Out of the way BlackBerry. Move over iPhone. There’s a more intelligent alternative to the same old smartphone. Google’s Android mobile phone platform has all the capabilities of these phones and more. With this book, you’ll unlock every bit of power that’s built into the Android phone and learn how to take advantage of the incredibly innovative Android applications pouring into the marketplace. You’ll even learn how to build (and sell) your own new applications.
You’ll begin with a quick, practical tour of the first Android phone–the T-Mobile G1. You won’t just learn how to use your Android phone’s built-in applications, you’ll also learn tips and tricks that’ll make you a power user, fast! From email and YouTube to Google Maps and GPS, if Android can do it, this book will help you do it even better. Are you inspired by Android’s great apps? Create your own! This book gets you started with a complete introduction to Google’s powerful, free Android development toolset!
Covers all this, and more…
* Get online with Android’s built-in web browser
* Connect via Gmail Mobile–or any other email service you like
* Use Android’s core applications, including Contacts, Calendar, Alarm,
Calculator, and Camera
* Have fun with Android: from music and video to the hottest games
* Add new capabilities to your Android phone using third-party applications
* Build your own Android applications including: design tips, tools, coding
explanations, and instructions for publishing via the Android market
* Learn time-saving Android keyboard shortcuts
* Troubleshoot problems with your Android phone, step-by-step
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Google on the Go: Using an Android-Powered Mobile Phone: THE EASY, FUN, PRACTICAL GUIDE TO GOOGLE ANDROID PHONES!
So you?ve got one of those hot new Android-powered phones? Awesome! Now, get the most out of it with Google on the Go! This friendly, easy book shows exactly how to use your phone to make your life more productive, more efficient, and more fun!
Making calls? Playing MP3s? Sending Gmail? Taking pictures? It?s all covered here?one step at a time, in plain English. There?s no faster way to master the great Google tools built into your new phone: calendar, messaging, web browsing, chat, Google Maps, YouTube, you name it!
Want to customize your phone? Here?s how. Need to troubleshoot a problem? No sweat: you?ll find easy, step-by-step directions. Whether you?re using the T-Mobile G1 or another Android-powered smartphone, this book answers all your questions so you can harness the power of Google applications and tools in the palm of your hand.
? Set up your Google Android phone fast!
? Quickly master phone basics, from speakerphone to call waiting
? Transfer contacts from your computer or another phone
? Add new Calendar appointments and reminders
? Make the most of your free Gmail account
? Take photos, and send them instantly to your contacts
? Watch videos and upload them to YouTube
? Find practically anything with Google Search
? Use Google Talk?s handy chat features
? Get directions and traffic info with Google Maps... even use GPS!
? Install new software tools and even start writing your own
? Fix the most common problems with service and hardware
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Android Application Development: Programming with the Google SDK: This practical book provides the concepts and code you need to develop software with Android, the open-source platform for cell phones and mobile devices that’s generating enthusiasm across the industry. Based on the Linux operating system and developed by Google and the Open Handset Alliance, Android has the potential to unite a fragmented mobile market. Android Application Development introduces this programming environment, and offers you a complete working example that demonstrates Android architectural features and APIs. With this book, you will:
Get a complete introduction to the Android programming environment, architecture, and tools Build a modular application, beginning with a core module that serves to launch modules added in subsequent chapters Learn the concepts and architecture of a specific feature set, including views, maps, location-based services, persistent
data storage, 2D and 3D graphics, media services, telephony services, and messaging Use ready-to-run example code that implements each feature Delve into advanced topics, such as security, custom views, performance analysis, and internationalization
The book is a natural complement to the existing Android documentation provided by Google. Whether you want to develop a commercial application for mobile devices, or just want to create a mobile mashup for personal use, Android Application Development demonstrates how you can design, build, and test applications for the new mobile market.
Date Added: 3/2/2011 11:43:14 PM | Visits: 32360
You’ll learn how to create an Android-friendly web app on the platform of your choice, and then convert it to a native Android app with the free PhoneGap framework. Discover why device-agnostic mobile apps are the wave of the future, and start building apps that offer greater flexibility and a broader reach.
Learn the basics for making a web page look great on the Android web browser
Convert a website into a web application, complete with progress indicators and more
Add animation with jQTouch to make your web app look and feel like a native Android app
Take advantage of client-side data storage with apps that run even when the Android device is offline
Use PhoneGap to hook into advanced Android features — including the accelerometer, geolocation, and alerts
Test and debug your app on the Web under load with real users, and then submit the finished product to the Android Market
Date Added: 3/2/2011 11:42:47 PM | Visits: 33627
Pro Android: Pro Android is a detailed look at application development on Google’s Mobile OS. It uses the development of a sample application to work through all the options you might want to build a flexible mobile application. The focus is on making viable commercial applications work. The book includes detailed coverage of the Android API.
Assumes knowledge of basic Java programming principles so that you can follow the code
Written in an example–driven and practically minded style
Serves as a tool for hobbyists and professionals who want to create production–quality applications
Date Added: 3/2/2011 11:42:14 PM | Visits: 33420
Beginning Android: Learn how to develop applications for Android mobile devices using simple examples, ready to run with your copy of the SDK. Author and Android columnist, writer, developer, and community advocate Mark L Murphy shows you what you need to know to get started on programming Android applications–everything from crafting GUIs to using GPS, accessing web services, and more!
The Android development platform, created by Google and the Open Handset Alliance, is a platform in its truest sense, encompassing hundreds of classes beyond the traditional Java classes and open source components that ship with the SDK. Some Android books race through the material, trying to cover as much ground as possible in as few pages as possible. Experienced writer and community advocate Mark Murphy shows you how to develop Android applications simply and with care.
The book includes dozens of sample projects, ready to run with your copy of the SDK–not just one huge project where you have difficulty finding the specific examples of the technique you are looking for. You can even get these sample programs online at Apress.com.
Date Added: 3/2/2011 11:41:49 PM | Visits: 32371
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