Android Cookbook by Ian F. Darwin

By Ian F. Darwin

Jump in and construct operating Android apps with the aid of greater than 2 hundred established recipes. With this cookbook, you’ll locate recommendations for operating with the person interfaces, multitouch gestures, position understanding, internet prone, and gadget gains reminiscent of the telephone, digital camera, and accelerometer. you furthermore may get necessary steps on packaging your app for the Android Market.

Ideal for builders accustomed to Java, Android fundamentals, and the Java SE API, this booklet positive factors recipes contributed by way of greater than 3 dozen builders from the Android neighborhood. each one recipe offers a transparent resolution and pattern code you should use on your venture immediately. between a number of issues, this cookbook is helping you:
* Use guidance for designing a winning Android app
* paintings with UI controls, powerful layouts, and graphical components
* how one can reap the benefits of Android’s wealthy positive aspects on your app
* store and retrieve program information in documents, SD playing cards, and embedded databases
* entry RESTful net providers, RSS/Atom feeds, and data from web pages
* Create location-aware providers to discover destinations and landmarks, and situate them on Google Maps and OpenStreetMap
* try out and troubleshoot person parts and all your program

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