Near Field Communication with Android Cookbook by Vitor Subtil

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In Detail

Near Field Communication, or simply NFC, is an emerging technology with endless applicability. Its low battery consumption and simplicity are the keys to its success.

Near Field Communication with Android Cookbook is a hands-on book that will help you to set up your development environment, get to know the basics of NFC, and then use what you learn to create more enhanced and practical applications. This practical guide will teach you all you need know about NFC to get you started in developing outstanding out-of-the-box applications.


An easy-to-follow guide, full of hands-on examples of and real-world applications. Each recipe is explained and placed in context.

Who this book is for

If you want to learn how to create NFC-enabled Android applications, this is the book for you. Perhaps you already know a bit about Android application developments but have never used NFC, or perhaps you know a little about NFC android development but want some more advanced features and examples. In either case, this book will get you up and running quickly. You are expected to have Android programming knowledge.


About Vitor Subtil

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Vitor Subtil has been a web developer since 2009 and has been working with ASP.NET, C#, Oracle, and FluentNhibernate in the development of Enterprise Management applications. He started using MVC and SOA quite recently. He is currently pursuing his final year graduate studies in Computer Engineering, where he got introduced to the NFC technology and became a fan thereafter. He is enthusiastic about new technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and Android. He loves using the JQuery framework for JavaScript programming and uses new features of HTML5 such as OfflineStorage, the History API, and Canvas. His current focus is on developing Android applications.
Published June 13, 2014 by Packt Publishing. 286 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction