Android App Development Fundamentals LiveLessons Bundle

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2012-03-28
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This is a book/DVD bundle that includes the book Android for Programmers: An App-Driven Approach (0132121360 / 9780132121361) and Android App Development Fundamentals LiveLessons. This one-of-a-kind video package gives you instant skills from over 10 hours of quick, easy DVD video LiveLessonsâ„¢. Using the signature Deitel "app-driven" approach, renowned instructor Paul Deitel teaches you from complete working programs, not trivial code fragments. The video lessons focus on exactly what you need to know to master new skills fast and put your skills to work immediately. Android App Development Fundamentalsis for Java programmers who are not familiar with Android programming. In each lesson you build a different Android app that demonstrates key Android programming concepts. These LiveLessons videos begin with an introduction to the Eclipse Android Developer Tools (ADT) and a tutorial on how to run an app in an Android Virtual Device (AVD). You then learn to build apps that demonstrate such key Android concepts as the ADT plugin, GUIs, layouts, intents, handlers, asset management, multitouch, graphics, sound, collections, threading, and animations.

Author Biography

Paul Deitel, CEO of Deitel & Associates, Inc., is co-author of many best-selling LiveLessons videos and programming books, including Android for Programmers: An App-Driven Approach and Java for Programmers. Paul has delivered hundreds of courses to developers at organizations, including IBM, Cisco, NASA, Siemens, Boeing, and many others. For information on Deitel corporate training, visit or write to

Table of Contents

DVD Contents


1: Setting Up Your Development Environment [00:38:57]

2: Test-Driving an Android App in an AVD [00:20:13]

3: Welcome App [01:17:41]

4: Tip Calculator App [01:43:57]

5: Favorite Twitter Searches App [01:10:46]

6: Flag Quiz Game App [01:23:54]

7: Cannon Game App [01:03:58]

8: SpotOn Game App [00:57:40]

9: Doodlz App [01:18:40]


Book Contents


Preface xiv

Before You Begin xxii


Chapter 1: Introduction to Android 1

Chapter 2: Android Market and App Business Issues 35

Chapter 3: Welcome App 68 

Chapter 4: Tip Calculator App 91

Chapter 5: Favorite Twitter® Searches App 117

Chapter 6: Flag Quiz Game App 146 

Chapter 7: Cannon Game App 176 

Chapter 8: SpotOn Game App 204 

Chapter 9: Doodlz App 225

Chapter 10: Address Book App 258 

Chapter 11: Route Tracker App 291 

Chapter 12: Slideshow App 319

Chapter 13: Enhanced Slideshow App 360 

Chapter 14: Weather Viewer App 390 

Index 460


Chapters on the Web

See the Online Chapters section of the Preface for information on downloading these chapters.


Chapter 15: PHAB’s Pizza App

Text-to-Speech, Speech-to-Text and Telephony


Chapter 16: Voice Recorder App

Audio Recording and Playback


Chapter 17: Enhanced Address Book App



Chapter 18: 3D Art App

OpenGL ES 3D Rendering


Chapter 19: HTML5 Favorite Twitter® Searches App

Bonus Chapter: HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript for Experienced Web Developers


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