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Android Programming Unleashed: Barnes & Noble Special Edition
     

Android Programming Unleashed: Barnes & Noble Special Edition

by B.M. Harwani
 

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“An excellent in-depth guide, useful to both newbies and experienced Android developers.”
—Romin Irani, Director, Mind Storm Software

Android Programming Unleashed is the most comprehensive guide to professional-quality mobile and tablet development with Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) and 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Offering the exceptional

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“An excellent in-depth guide, useful to both newbies and experienced Android developers.”
—Romin Irani, Director, Mind Storm Software

Android Programming Unleashed is the most comprehensive guide to professional-quality mobile and tablet development with Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) and 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Offering the exceptional breadth and depth developers have come to expect from the Unleashed series, it covers everything programmers need to know to develop robust, high-performance Android apps that deliver a superior user experience.

Leading developer trainer B.M. Harwani illuminates each important Android 4.1.2 SDK component through complete, self-contained code examples. He systematically introduces Android’s robust collection.

This exclusive Barnes & Noble Edition includes valuable bonus coverage of cross-platform mobile development with PhoneGap, how to integrate voice support, and how to write apps for B&N’s popular NOOK® Tablet!

Android Programming Unleashed is a wonderful book for developers who want a very educated dive into the Android platform without getting lost in a sea of technical theory.”
—Phil Dutson, Web/Mobile Developer and Author of Sam’s Teach Yourself jQuery Mobile in 24 Hours

DETAILED INFORMATION ON HOW TO…

  • Include Dimension, Color, Styles, and Theme resources in your apps
  • Implement scrolling through ScrollView to play audio and video in your apps
  • Display important messages to users through dialogs and select date and time through DatePicker and TimePicker dialog boxes
  • Use Fragments, ListFragment, DialogFragment, and PreferenceFragment
  • Add checkbox or radio buttons, shortcut keys, ActionBars, and other UI elements
  • Integrate database data with SQLite and the SQLiteOpenHelper
  • Use Canvas and Paints for 2D drawings, applying frame-by-frame and tweening animation and using Interpolators

ONLY IN THIS EXCLUSIVE B&N EDITION:
  • Set up your B&N NOOK® Tablet development environment, including the NOOK SDK Add-on, AVD, and Emulator
  • Use PhoneGap to develop cross-platform apps for Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, Nokia, and Windows Phone
  • Integrate speech synthesis and voice recognition capabilities

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321897435
Publisher:
Sams
Publication date:
01/04/2013
Series:
Unleashed Series
Pages:
741
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

B.M. Harwani is founder and owner of Microchip Computer Education (MCE), based in Ajmer, India, that provides computer education in all programming and web developing platforms. He graduated with a BE in computer engineering from the University of Pune, and also has a C Level (master’s diploma in computer technology) from DOEACC, Government of India. Being involved in the teaching field for more than 18 years, he has developed the art of explaining even the most complicated topics in a straightforward and easily understandable fashion. To know more, visit his blog http://bmharwani.com/blog.

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