Get quickly up to speed with the latest Android SDK
Aimed at object oriented programmers, this straightforward-but-fun book serves as the most efficient way to understand Android, update an existing Android application, port a mobile application from another environment, or simply learn the ins and outs of the latest Android SDK. Packed with all the code and modules featured throughout, this guide also includes tutorials, tests, and project ideas.
The authors forego the unnecessary repetition of material you already know and instead cut straight to the essentials such as interacting with hardware, getting familiar with the operating system, and networking. You'll walk through the process of designing, building, running, and debugging the application while you also learn Android best practices.
- Demonstrates a wide variety of Android features, including user interface design, application management, data and content management, and incorporating external services
- Organizes the many packages of the Android SDK by functionality and details which standards and features are appropriate for each level of the Android SDK
- Explains the new features of the latest Android SDK with examples and snippets that demonstrate how to effectively incorporate the features into new or existing applications
- Features all programming examples, including the sample application, on the companion web site
Android 3 SDK Programming For Dummies is written in clear, plain English to help you quickly understand and program the latest Android SDK.