Android Apps for Absolute Beginners (2nd Edition) by Wallace Jackson

By Wallace Jackson

Wallace Jackson, "Android Apps for Absolute novices, 2d edition"
English | ISBN: 1430247886 | 2012 | writer: Apress | MOBI | 404 pages | 14 + 29 MB

Anybody can commence development easy apps for the Android platform, and this publication will exhibit you ways! lately up to date to incorporate Android Jelly Bean, Android Apps for Absolute novices, moment variation takes you thru the method of having your first Android apps up and working utilizing simple English and functional examples.

This booklet cuts in the course of the fog of jargon and secret that surrounds Android apps improvement, and provides you easy, step by step directions to get you started.
Teaches Android software improvement in language someone can comprehend, supplying you with the very best commence in Android development
Provides easy, step by step examples that make studying effortless, permitting you to select up the recommendations with out fuss
Offers transparent code descriptions and format so you might get your apps working once possible

This ebook is Android Jelly Bean compliant, yet is backwards appropriate to lots of the earlier Android releases.
What you’ll learn
Get your self and your laptop manage for Android apps development
Use the Eclipse programming setting to make your Android improvement effective and straightforward
Follow steps in simple English to construct uncomplicated apps and get them operating immediately
Style your software in order that it appeals to capability users
Make use of the Android’s contact screen
Use shortcuts and cheat sheets to create apps the simple way
Use the fundamentals of Java and XML to maneuver onto extra complex apps
Who this publication is for

If you've gotten an exceptional notion for an Android app, yet have by no means programmed ahead of, then this ebook is for you. You don’t should have any prior computing device programming skills—as lengthy as you might have a wish to study, and also you recognize which finish of the mouse is which, the area of Android apps improvement awaits!
Table of Contents
Preliminary details: prior to We Get Started
What’s subsequent? Our street Ahead
Setting Up Your Android improvement Environment
Introducing the Android software program improvement Platform
Android Framework Overview
Screen structure layout: perspectives and Layouts
UI layout: Buttons, Menus, and Dialogs
An advent to pix assets in Android
Adding Interactivity: dealing with UI Events
Understanding content material Providers
Understanding Intents and purpose Filters
Advanced Android subject matters

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