9781118017111

Beginning Android Application Development

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  • ISBN13:

    9781118017111

  • ISBN10:

    1118017110

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/19/2011
  • Publisher: Wrox
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Summary

Presented in Full color, Beginning Android Application Development takes a hands-on approach to teaching aspiring developers how to create applications for the latest Android OS and newest devices. Beginning with the basics this book moves at steady pace to provide everything developers will need to know to begin successfully developing their own Android applications.Included in the book are lessons on: Using Activities and Intents Displaying Notifications Creating Rich User Interfaces Mastering Views and Menus Managing Data Working with SMS and Messaging API's Using Location-Based Services Packaging and Publishing Application to the Android Market Installing and using Eclipse and the Android SDK Much More.

Author Biography

Wei-Meng Lee is a technologist and founder of Developer Learning Solutions (www.learn2develop.net). He writes extensively for online publications and magazines on topics ranging from .NET to Mac OS X. In addition, he is the author of Beginning iOS 4 Application Development, as well as many other technology books and articles.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION xv

GETTING STARTED W CHAPTER 1: ITH ANDROID PROGRAMMING 1

CHAPTER 2: ACTIVITIES AND INTENTS 27

CHAPTER 3: GETTING TO KNOW THE ANDROID USER INTERFACE 81

CHAPTER 4: DESIGNING YOUR USER INTERFACE USING VIEWS 125

CHAPTER 5: DISPLAYING PICTURES AND MENUS WITH VIEWS 169

CHAPTER 6: DATA PERSISTENCE 203

CHAPTER 7: CONTENT PROVIDERS 237

CHAPTER 8: MESSAGING AND NETWORKING 263

CHAPTER 9: LOCATION-BASED SERVICES 301

CHAPTER 10: DEVELOPING ANDROID SERVICES 331

CHAPTER 11: PUBLISHING ANDROID APPLICATIONS 359

APPENDIX A: USING ECLIPSE FOR ANDROID DEVELOPMENT 381

APPENDIX B: USING THE ANDROID EMULATOR 393

APPENDIX C: ANSWERS TO EXERCISES 411

INDEX 415

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