ANDROID A PROGRAMMERS GUIDE

Have a Promotion Code?

Please enter it here:

Great deals and more!

Sign up for special offers, exclusive discounts, and new product announcements from McGraw-Hill Professional.

SIGN UP TODAY


Date

August 20, 2008

Format

Paperback, 400 pages

ISBN

0071599886 / 9780071599887

$

Your Price

39.99



Overview


Main description

Master the Android mobile development platform

Build compelling Java-based mobile applications using the Android SDK and the Eclipse open-source software development platform. Android: A Programmer's Guide shows you, step-by-step, how to download and set up all of the necessary tools, build and tune dynamic Android programs, and debug your results. Discover how to provide web and chat functions, interact with the phone dialer and GPS devices, and access the latest Google services. You'll also learn how to create custom Content Providers and database-enable your applications using SQLite.

  • Install and configure Java, Eclipse, and Android plugin
  • Create Android projects from the Eclipse UI or command line
  • Integrate web content, images, galleries, and sounds
  • Deploy menus, progress bars, and auto-complete functions
  • Trigger actions using Android Intents, Filters, and Receivers
  • Implement GPS, Google Maps, Google Earth, and GTalk
  • Build interactive SQLite databases, calendars, and notepads
  • Test applications using the Android Emulator and Debug Bridge


Table of contents

Ch 1. What is Android

Ch 2. Downloading and setting up Eclipse

Ch 3. Downloading the Google Android SDK and Eclipse Plugin

Ch 4. Exploring the Google Android SDK

Ch 5. Application: Hello World!

Ch 6. Using the Google Android Emulator

Ch 7. Reacting to phone events

Ch 8. Calling the GPS

Ch 9. Application: Note Block

Ch 10. Buttons, Lists, and other Objects

Ch 11. Application: Caller Info

Ch 12. Application: Find Me

Ch 13. Interacting with other Google Services

Ch 14. Troubleshooting and Errors


Author comments

Jerome (J. F.) DiMarzio is a senior Web developer with a leading academic development firm. He works in VB.NET, C#, ASP.NET Java, and many other languages.





Copyright 2013 McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC

WELCOME!

Before you can enjoy free downloads from McGraw-Hill Professional, we ask that you please provide your email address and country.



Yes, I want to receive other special offer.