Beginning Android Application Development by Wei-Meng Lee

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Create must-have applications for the latest Android OS

The Android OS is a popular and flexible platform for many of today's most in-demand mobile devices. This full-color guide offers you a hands-on introduction to creating Android applications for the latest mobile devices. Veteran author Wei Meng Lee accompanies each lesson with real-world examples to drive home the content he covers. Beginning with an overview of core Android features and tools, he moves at a steady pace while teaching everything you need to know to successfully develop your own Android applications.Explains what an activity is and reviews its lifecycleZeroes in on customizing activities by applying styles and themesLooks at the components of a screen, including LinearLayout, AbsoluteLayout, and RelativeLayout, among othersDetails ways to adapt to different screen sizes and adjust display orientationReviews the variety of views such as TextView, ProgressBar, TimePicker, and more

Beginning Android Application Development pares down the most essential steps you need to know so you can start creating Android applications today.


About Wei-Meng Lee

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Wei-Meng Lee is a technologist and founder of Developer Learning Solutions, a technology company specializing in hands-on training in the latest Microsoft and Apple technologies. He is the author of Beginning Android Application Development and Beginning iOS 5 Application Development, as well as many other technology books and articles.
Published March 10, 2011 by Wrox. 448 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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