Unlocking Android: A Developer's Guide

Unlocking Android: A Developer's Guide

by Frank Ableson, Charlie Collins, Robi Sen
     
 

Android is a free, open source, Java-based mobile platform developed by Google.
Unlocking Android prepares the reader to embrace the Android mobile platform in easy-to-understand language and builds on this foundation with reusable Java code examples. It's ideal for corporate developers and hobbyists who have an interest, or a mandate, to deliver mobile software

Overview

Android is a free, open source, Java-based mobile platform developed by Google.
Unlocking Android prepares the reader to embrace the Android mobile platform in easy-to-understand language and builds on this foundation with reusable Java code examples. It's ideal for corporate developers and hobbyists who have an interest, or a mandate, to deliver mobile software.

The book first covers the big picture so the reader can get comfortable with the
Android approach to the mobile applications. Then the reader learns to apply
Android by following the many practical examples. The book concludes with two deep and hands-on examples.

Unlocking Android addresses the Android application framework, its graphical capabilities and media support, data storage, communications capabilities,
phone interactions, and notifications.

Unlocking Android covers Android SDK 1.x

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933988672
Publisher:
Manning Publications Company
Publication date:
05/28/2009
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Frank Ableson is active in the mobile software marketplace, working with leading mobile companies including Handango, Airtime Management, and UnwiredTools.

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