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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, learn how to build powerful apps for the world’s most popular mobile platform: Android. Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll build complete Android 5 apps from the ground up with Android Studio. As you do, you’ll master key skills for designing, developing, and publishing meaningful apps of your own. Extensively updated for Android 5’s newest capabilities, every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success!
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Carmen Delessio is an experienced application developer who has worked as a developer, technical architect, and CTO in large and small organizations.
Carmen developed the award-winning “BFF Photo” Android app, which won the Sprint App Challenge contest in the Social Networking category.
Carmen began his online development career at Prodigy, where he worked on early Internet applications, shopping apps, and fantasy baseball.
He has written for Mashable and AndroidGuys and is the author of Sams Teach Yourself Google TV App Development in 24 Hours.
He is a graduate of Manhattanville College and lives in Pound Ridge, New York, with his wife, Amy, and daughter, Natalie.
1. Android Overview
2. Android L - new design approach
3. Understanding Intents
4. Understanding Resources
5. Using Activities and Fragments
6. Making a User interface with form Controls
7. Using Layout Managers
8. Using ListViews
9. Using More Views and controls
10. Understanding Bitmaps and image controls
11. Using VideoViews
12. Navigating with action bar
13. Navigation with slideout drawer
14. Using the Android File System
15. Using SharedPreferences
16. Saving data with a SQLite DB
17. Retrieving remote data
18. Using Content Providers to get data
19 Creating your own Content Provider
20 Using Cursor Loaders
21 Developing for Chromecast & Android TV
22 More Features to explore
23 Diving into the Android manifest
24 Publishing your app