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Beginning Android (Paperback) (Grant Allen)

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Beginning Android, Fifth Edition is your first step on the path to creating marketable apps for the burgeoning Android Market in Google Play, Amazon's Android Appstore, and more. This edition is a complete rewrite, and is fresh with details on the latest iteration of the Android 5 and earlier versions of platform.

Google’s Android operating-system has taken the industry by storm, going from its humble beginnings as a smartphone operating system to its current status as a platform for apps that run across a gamut of devices from phones to tablets to netbooks to televisions, and the list is sure to grow. Smart developers are not sitting idly by in the stands, but are jumping into the game of creating innovative and salable applications for this fast-growing, mobile- and consumer-device platform. If you’re not in the game yet, now is your chance!

Begin at the beginning by installing the tools and compiling a skeleton app. Move through creating layouts, employing widgets, taking user input, and giving back results. Soon you’ll be creating innovative applications involving multi-touch, multi-tasking, location-based feature sets using GPS. You’ll be drawing data live from the Internet using web services and delighting your customers with life-enhancing apps. Not since the PC era first began has there been this much opportunity for the common developer. What are you waiting for? Grab your copy of Beginning Android and get started!

Number of Pages: 411
Genre: Computers + Internet
Sub-Genre: Programming Languages / Java, Hardware / Handheld Computing
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Grant Allen
Language: English
Street Date: December 16, 2015
TCIN: 16177251
UPC: 9781430246862
Item Number (DPCI): 247-27-1120
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