Android for Programmers by Paul J. Deitel, Harvey M. Deitel, Abbey Deitel & Michael Morgano
An App-Driven Approach (Deitel Developer Series)

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The professional programmer’s Deitel® guide to Android™ smartphone and tablet app development and the Eclipse IDE with the Android Development Tools (ADT) plug-in


Billions of apps have been downloaded from Android Market! This book gives you everything you’ll need to start developing great Android apps quickly and getting them published on Android Market. The book uses an app-driven approach—each new technology is discussed in the context of 16 fully tested Android apps, complete with syntax coloring, code walkthroughs and sample outputs. Apps you’ll develop include:

SpotOn Game Slideshow Flag Quiz Route Tracker Favorite Twitter® Searches Address Book Tip Calculator Doodlz Weather Viewer Cannon Game Voice Recorder Pizza Ordering 

Practical, example-rich coverage of:

Smartphone and Tablet Apps, Android Development Tools (ADT) Plug-In for Eclipse Activities, Intents, Content Providers GUI Components, Menus, Toasts, Resource Files, Touch and Gesture Processing Tablet Apps, ActionBar and AppWidgets Tweened Animations, Property Animations Camera, Audio, Video, Graphics, OpenGL ES Gallery and Media Library Access SharedPreferences, Serialization, SQLite Handlers and Multithreading, Games Google Maps, GPS, Location Services, Sensors Internet-Enabled Apps, Web Services, Telephony, Bluetooth® Speech Synthesis and Recognition Android Market, Pricing, Monetization And more…

PLUS:  Register your product at for additional online chapters that cover Android Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4), including a complete, working Ice Cream Sandwich app!


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About Paul J. Deitel, Harvey M. Deitel, Abbey Deitel & Michael Morgano

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Paul Deitel and Dr. Harvey Deitel are the founders of Deitel & Associates, Inc., the internationally recognized programming languages authoring, corporate-training and Internet business development organization. The Deitels have written many international best-selling programming-language professional books and textbooks that millions of people worldwide have used to master C++, C, JavaTM, C#, Visual Basic®, Visual C++® XML, Perl, Python, and Internet and web programming.
Published October 24, 2011 by Prentice Hall. 512 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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