Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Master the Android mobile development platformBuild compelling Java-based mobile applications using the Android SDK and the Eclipse open-source software development platform. Android: A Programmer's Guide shows you, step-by-step, how to download and set up all of the necessary tools, build and tune dynamic Android programs, and debug your results.
Discover how to provide web and chat functions, interact with the phone dialer and GPS devices, and access the latest Google services.
You'll also learn how to create custom Content Providers and database-enable your applications using SQLite. Install and configure Java, Eclipse, and Android pluginCreate Android projects from the Eclipse UI or command lineIntegrate web content, images, galleries, and soundsDeploy menus, progress bars, and auto-complete functionsTrigger actions using Android Intents, Filters, and ReceiversImplement GPS, Google Maps, Google Earth, and GTalk Build interactive SQLite databases, calendars, and notepadsTest applications using the Android Emulator and Debug Bridge