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Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide / Edition 2

Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide / Edition 2

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ISBN-13: 9780134171456
Publisher: Big Nerd Ranch Guides
Publication date: 08/07/2015
Pages: 600
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Bill Phillips, a software engineer and instructor at Big Nerd Ranch, cowrote and taught the original Big Nerd Ranch Android bootcamp, as well as the first edition of this book. Since then he has been teaching, writing blog posts, reading various kinds of literature, writing and playing music, and working on books.

Chris Stewart is the director of the Android team at Big Nerd Ranch, where he is also a senior Android bootcamp instructor. He is dedicated to constant improvement and works to perfect his craft as much as possible. When not in front of a computer, Chris enjoys hiking and traveling.

Brian Hardy is director of iOS and Cocoa engineering at Big Nerd Ranch. He was one of the first Android bootcamp instructors and has worked with many clients to develop high quality mobile applications for Android and iOS. When not working with his development team to build better software or hacking on his latest pet project, Brian enjoys spending time with friends and family X usually around the grill.

Kristin Marsicano is an Android developer and senior instructor at Big Nerd Ranch. Always an educator at heart, she is passionate about learning, software development, and the intersection of the two. When she is not developing apps or sharing her love of Android in the classroom, you can find Kristin cooking for her growing family, doing yoga, or learning something new.

Table of Contents

1. Learning Android

2. The Necessary Tools

3. Your First Android Application

4. Android and Model-View-Controller

5. The Activity Lifecycle

6. Debugging Android Apps

7. Your Second Activity

8. Android SDK Versions and Compatibility

9. UIFragments and the Fragment Manager

10. Creating User Interfaces with Layouts and Widgets

11. Displaying Lists with RecyclerView

12. Using Fragment Arguments

13. Using ViewPager

14. Dialogs

15. The Toolbar

16. SQLite Databases

17. Implicit Intents

18. Taking Pictures with Intents

19. Two-Pane Master-Detail Interfaces

20. Assets

21. Audio Playback with SoundPool

22. Styles and Themes

23. XML Drawables

24. More About Intents and Tasks

25. HTTP & Background Tasks

26. Loopers, Handlers, and HandlerThread

27. Search

28. Background Services

29. Broadcast Intents

30.Browsing the Web and WebView

31. Custom Views and Touch Events

32. Property Animation

33. Locations and Play Services

34. Maps

35. Material Design Topics

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