The Android Developer's Cookbook : Building Applications with the Android SDK, Paperback / softback Book

The Android Developer's Cookbook : Building Applications with the Android SDK Paperback / softback


Do you want to get started building apps for Android, today's number one mobile platform?

Are you already building Android apps but want to get better at it?

The Android (TM) Developer's Cookbook, Second Edition, brings together all the expert guidance and code you'll need. This edition has been extensively updated to reflect the other Android 4.2.2 releases.

You'll find all-new chapters on advanced threading and UI development, in-app billing, push messages, and native development, plus new techniques for everything from accessing NFC hardware to using Google Cloud Messaging. Proven modular recipes take you from the basics all the way to advanced services, helping you to make the most of the newest Android APIs and tools.

The authors' fully updated code samples are designed to serve as templates for your own projects and components.

You'll learn best-practice techniques for efficiently solving common problems and for avoiding pitfalls throughout the entire development lifecycle.

Coverage includes Organizing Android apps and integrating their activities Working efficiently with services, receivers, and alertsManaging threads, including advanced techniques using AsyncTasks and loadersBuilding robust, intuitive user interfacesImplementing advanced UI features, including Custom Views, animation, accessibility, and large screen supportCapturing, playing, and manipulating mediaInteracting with SMS, websites, and social networksStoring data via SQLite and other methodsIntegrating in-app billing using Google Play servicesManaging push messaging with C2DMLeveraging new components and structures for native Android developmentEfficiently testing and debugging with Android's latest tools and techniques, including LINT code analysis The Android (TM) Developer's Cookbook, Second Edition, is all you need to jumpstart any Android project, and create high-value, feature-rich apps that sell.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: PDA / Handheld programming
  • ISBN: 9780321897534



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