This book cuts through the fog of jargon and mystery that surrounds Android apps development, and gives you simple, step-by-step instructions to get you started.
Teaches Android application development in language anyone can understand, giving you the best possible start in Android development
Provides simple, step-by-step examples that make learning easy, allowing you to pick up the concepts without fuss
Offers clear code descriptions and layout so that you can get your apps running as soon as possible...
In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, learn how to build powerful applications for the world’s first complete, open, and free mobile platform: Android. Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll build a fully-featured Android application from the ground up and master the skills you need to design, develop, test, and publish powerful applications. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success!
In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn how to create Java applications with the free NetBeans visual editing tools.
Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, popular author Rogers Cadenhead helps you master the skills and technology you need to create desktop and web programs, web services, and even an Android app in Java.
Shane Conder has extensive development experience and has focused his attention on mobile and embedded development for the past decade. He has designed and developed many commercial applications for BREW, J2ME, Palm, Windows Mobile, and Android--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. Shane received a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of California.
Android Open Accessory is a new, simple, and secure protocol for connecting any microcontroller-empowered device to an Android smartphone or tablet. This Wrox guide shows Android programmers how to use AOA with Arduino, the microcontroller platform, to control such systems as lighting, air conditioning, and entertainment systems from Android devices. Furthermore, it teaches the circuit-building skills needed to create games and practical products that also take advantage of Android technology.
In this book, bestselling Android programming authors Lauren Darcey and Shane Conder teach you every skill and technique you need to write production-quality apps for Amazon Kindle Fire, the world’s hottest Android tablet. You’ll learn the very best way: by building a complete app from start to finish. Every chapter builds on what you’ve already learned, helping you construct, expand, and extend your working app as you move through the entire development lifecycle.
Our publishing buddies over at Wiley just released a new book that should interest those looking to enter the Android application game. The book is called “App Inventor for Android: Build Your Own Apps – No Experience Required!” and is a complete guide on how to get up and running and pumping out apps with Google’s App Inventor in no time. The book takes you through the simple setup process and then proceeds to teach you how create 8 different apps including one for Twitter.
Head First Python“is a great introduction to not just the Python language, but Python as it’s used in the real world. The book goes beyond the syntax to teach you how to create applications for Android phones, Google’s App Engine, and more.” — David Griffiths, author and Agile coach “Where other books start with theory and progress to examples, Head First Python jumps right in with code and explains the theory as you read along. This is a much more effective learning environment, because it engages the reader to do from the very beginning. It was also just a joy...
Flex Mobile in Action teaches you to use the powerful open source Flex platform to create applications that can stretch across Apple iOS, Android, and BlackBerry devices. It focuses on practical application development techniques such as accessing native device capabilities, choosing the right architectural patterns, building data access models, and more. For developers new to Flex, the book provides a quick overview that will get you started in no time.
Getting Started with HTML5 Boilerplate will enable you to master setting up new projects with minimal effort and deploy them to production in the most effective manner with the least time spent while also ensuring robust performance. It takes you through a step-by-step process of creating a website and teaches you to take full advantage of the defaults provided within HTML5 Boilerplate, be it styles, mark up, or code, so that you can accomplish your goals with as few cross-browser issues