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Pro Android 4 / Edition 4
     

Pro Android 4 / Edition 4

by Satya Komatineni
 

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ISBN-10: 1430239301

ISBN-13: 2901430239306

Pub. Date: 03/05/2012

Publisher: Apress

Pro Android 4 shows you how to build real-world and fun mobile apps using the new Android SDK4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), which unifies Gingerbread for smartphones, Honeycomb for tablets and augments further with Google TV and more.

This Android 4book updates the best selling Pro Android 3 and covers everything from the fundamentals of building apps

Overview

Pro Android 4 shows you how to build real-world and fun mobile apps using the new Android SDK4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), which unifies Gingerbread for smartphones, Honeycomb for tablets and augments further with Google TV and more.

This Android 4book updates the best selling Pro Android 3 and covers everything from the fundamentals of building apps for embedded devices, smartphones, and tablets to advanced concepts such as custom 3D components, multi-tasking, sensors/augmented reality, better accessories support and much more.

  • Using the tutorials and expert advice, you'll quickly be able to build cool mobile apps and run them on dozens of Android-based smartphones.
  • You'll explore and use the Android APIs, including those for media and sensors.
  • And you'll check out what's new with Android 4, including the improveduser interfaceacross all Android platforms, integration with services, and more.


After reading this definitive tutorial and reference, you gain the knowledge and experience to create stunning, cutting-edge Android 4 apps that can make you money, while keeping you agile enough to respond to changes in the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901430239306
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
03/05/2012
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
1020
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

  1. Introducing the Android Computing Platform
  2. Setting up Your Development Environment
  3. Understanding Resources
  4. Understanding Content Providers
  5. Understanding Intents
  6. Building User Interfaces and Using Controls
  7. Adding Menus
  8. Fragments
  9. Dialogs: Regular and Fragment
  10. Action Bar
  11. Advanced Debugging and Analysis
  12. Responding to Configuration Changes
  13. Working with Preferences and Saving State
  14. Security and Permissions
  15. Working with Services
  16. Exploring Packages, Processes, and Library Projects
  17. Exploring Processes, Components, Threads, and Handlers
  18. Advanced Async Task
  19. Exploring Broadcast Receivers and Long Running Services
  20. Exploring the Alarm Manager
  21. Unveiling 2D Animation
  22. Exploring Maps and Location Services
  23. Using the Telephony APIs
  24. Understanding the Media Frameworks
  25. Home Screen Widgets
  26. Home Screen List Widgets
  27. Android Search User Experience
  28. Drag and Drop
  29. Using Sensors
  30. Understanding the Contacts API
  31. Deploying your Application: Android Market and Beyond


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