Want to build apps for Android devices? This book is the perfect way to master the fundamentals. Written by an expert who's taught this mobile platform to hundreds of developers in large organizations, this gentle introduction shows experienced object-oriented programmers how to use Android's basic building blocks to create user interfaces, store data, connect to the network, and more. You'll build a Twitter-like application throughout the course of this book, adding new features with each chapter. Along the way, you'll also create your own toolbox of code patterns to help you pr
Android overview The stack Quick start Main building blocks Yamba project overview Android user interface Preferences, the Filesystem, the options menu, and intents Services The database Lists and adapters Broadcast receivers Content providers System services The Android interface definition language The Native Development Kit (NDK).
"Building applications for the Android market"--Cover. Includes index. Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed October 8, 2013). Includes index.