By Shane Conder

Android™ instant software improvement moment EditionThe start-to-finish consultant to Android software improvement: hugely up to date for the most recent SDKs and developer techniques!This publication promises all of the updated details, established code, and most sensible practices you want to create and industry winning cellular apps with the newest types of Android. Drawing on their broad event with cellular and instant improvement, Lauren Darcey and Shane Conder hide each step: inspiration, layout, coding, trying out, packaging, and supply. The authors introduce the Android platform, clarify the foundations of potent Android program layout, and current today’s top practices for crafting powerful person interfaces. subsequent, they give designated assurance of every key Android API, together with information garage, networking, telephony, location-based providers, multimedia, 3D photographs, and hardware.Every bankruptcy of this version has been up to date for the latest Android SDKs, instruments, utilities, and undefined. All pattern code has been overhauled and validated on major units from a number of businesses, together with HTC, Motorola, and ARCHOS. Many new examples were further, together with entire new purposes. This re-creation additionally addsNine new chapters masking net APIs, the Android NDK, extending software succeed in, handling clients, facts synchronization, backups, complicated person enter, and extra enormously multiplied assurance of Android take place documents, content material services, app layout, and checking out New assurance of scorching subject matters like Bluetooth, gestures, voice popularity, App Widgets, dwell folders, reside wallpapers, and international seek up to date 3D photographs programming insurance 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 capsules hitting the marketplace much more counsel and tips to assist you layout, boost, and try functions for various units a brand new appendix jam-packed with Eclipse suggestions and methods This publication is an crucial source for each member of the Android improvement workforce: software program builders with all degrees of cellular event, staff leaders and undertaking managers, testers and QA experts, software program architects, or even sellers

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11. How do mobile teams package Android applications for deployment? 12. How do mobile teams make money from Android applications? 13. And, finally, what is new in the second edition of the book? The first five parts are primarily of interest to developers; Parts VI and VII provide lots of helpful information for project managers and quality assurance personnel as well as developers. Wow! You become familiar with the Android SDK and tools, install the development tools, and write and run your first Android application—on the emulator and on a handset.

He has designed and developed many commercial applications for Android, iPhone, BREW, Blackberry, J2ME, Palm, and Windows Mobile—some of which have been installed on millions of phones worldwide. Shane has written extensively about the mobile industry and evaluated mobile development platforms on his tech blogs and is well known within the blogosphere. 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.

Wow! Com> A Brief History of Mobile Software Development 9 Annoyed, I snapped a picture of the bat with my phone and sent it to my husband and my blog, simultaneously guilt-tripping him and informing the world of my treacherous domestic wildlife encounter. Finally, I googled “get rid of a bat” and then I followed the helpful do-it-yourself instructions provided on the Web for people in my situation. I also learned that late August is when baby bats often leave the roost for the first time and learn to fly.

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