By Shane Conder

Android™ instant software improvement moment EditionThe start-to-finish advisor to Android software improvement: vastly up-to-date for the latest SDKs and developer techniques!This booklet promises the entire updated info, confirmed code, and top practices you want to create and marketplace profitable cellular apps with the most recent types of Android. Drawing on their huge event with cellular and instant improvement, Lauren Darcey and Shane Conder conceal each step: suggestion, layout, coding, trying out, packaging, and supply. The authors introduce the Android platform, clarify the rules of powerful Android program layout, and current today’s top practices for crafting powerful consumer interfaces. subsequent, they provide distinctive assurance of every key Android API, together with facts garage, networking, telephony, location-based prone, multimedia, 3D portraits, and hardware.Every bankruptcy of this variation has been up to date for the latest Android SDKs, instruments, utilities, and undefined. All pattern code has been overhauled and validated on top units from a number of businesses, together with HTC, Motorola, and ARCHOS. Many new examples were extra, together with entire new purposes. This re-creation additionally addsNine new chapters overlaying net APIs, the Android NDK, extending program succeed in, dealing with clients, facts synchronization, backups, complicated consumer enter, and extra enormously multiplied assurance of Android show up documents, content material services, app layout, and trying out New assurance of scorching issues like Bluetooth, gestures, voice attractiveness, App Widgets, stay folders, reside wallpapers, and worldwide seek up to date 3D pics programming assurance reflecting OpenGL ES 2.0 An all-new bankruptcy on tackling cross-device compatibility concerns, from designing for the smallest telephones to the large new drugs hitting the marketplace much more counsel and tips to assist you layout, enhance, and attempt functions for various units a brand new appendix choked with Eclipse counsel and tips This ebook is an imperative source for each member of the Android improvement staff: software program builders with all degrees of cellular event, group leaders and undertaking managers, testers and QA experts, software program architects, or even agents

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The company’s business model has been amazingly successful on the Internet and, technically speaking, wireless isn’t that different. The freedoms Internet users enjoyed were not shared by mobile phone subscribers. Internet users can choose from the wide variety of computer brands, operating systems, Internet service providers, and web browser applications. Nearly all Google services are free and ad driven. The applications range from simple calendars and calculators to navigation with Google Maps and the latest tailored news from News Alerts—not to mention corporate acquisitions such as Blogger and YouTube.

S. in Computer Science from the University of California. A self-admitted gadget freak, Shane always has the latest phone, laptop, or other mobile device. He can often be found fiddling with the latest technologies, such as cloud services and mobile platforms, and other exciting, state-of-the-art technologies that activate the creative part of his brain. He also enjoys traveling the world with his geeky wife, even if she did make him dive with 4-meter-long great white sharks and almost get eaten by a lion in Kenya.

Project managers planning and managing Android development teams. We cover project risk management and how to keep Android projects running smoothly. Wow! Com> 2 Introduction n Other audiences. This book is useful not only to a software developer, but also for the corporation looking at potential vertical market applications, the entrepreneur thinking about a cool phone application, and hobbyists looking for some fun with their new phone. Anyone with an Android handset and a good idea for a mobile application can put this book to use for fun and profit.

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