Update to the bestseller now features the latest release of the Android platform Android is a powerful, flexible, open source platform for mobile devices and its popularity is growing at an unprecedented pace. This update to the bestselling first edition dives in to cover the exciting new features of the latest release of the Android mobile platform. Providing in-depth coverage of how to build mobile applications using the next major release of the Android SDK, this invaluable resource takes a hands-on approach to discussing Android with a series of projects, each of which introduces a new feature and highlights techniques and best practices to get the most out of Android.
The Android SDK is a powerful, flexible, open source platform for mobile devices Shares helpful techniques and best practices to maximize the capabilities of Android Explains the possibilities of Android through the use of a series of detailed projects Demonstrates how to create real-world mobile applications for Android phones Includes coverage of the latest version of Android Providing concise and compelling examples, Professional Android Application Development is an updated guide aimed at helping you create mobile applications for mobile devices running the latest version of Android. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION. CHAPTER 1 Hello, Android. CHAPTER 2 Getting Started. CHAPTER 3 Creating Applications and Activities. CHAPTER 4 Creating User Interfaces. CHAPTER 5 Intents, Broadcast Receivers, Adapters, and the Internet. CHAPTER 6 Files, Saving State, and Preferences. CHAPTER 7 Databases and Content Providers. CHAPTER 8 Maps, Geocoding, and Location-Based Services. CHAPTER 9 Working in the Background. CHAPTER 10 Invading the Phone-Top. CHAPTER 11 Audio, Video, and Using the Camera. CHAPTER 12 Telephony and SMS. CHAPTER 13 Bluetooth, Networks, andWi-Fi. CHAPTER 14 Sensors. CHAPTER 15 Advanced Android Development. INDEX.
Reto Meier is a software developer who has been involved in Android since the initial release in 2007. He is an Android Developer Advocate at Google.