Android Application Development All in One For Dummies

Author: Barry A. Burd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118973844
Release Date: 2015-07-09
Genre: Computers

Your all-encompassing guide to learning Android app development If you're an aspiring or beginning programmer interested in creating apps for the Android market—which grows in size and downloads every day—this is your comprehensive, one-stop guide. Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies covers the information you absolutely need to get started developing apps for Android. Inside, you'll quickly get up to speed on Android programming concepts and put your new knowledge to use to manage data, program cool phone features, refine your applications, navigate confidently around the Android native development kit, and add important finishing touches to your apps. Covering the latest features and enhancements to the Android Software Developer's Kit, this friendly, hands-on guide walks you through Android programming basics, shares techniques for developing great Android applications, reviews Android hardware, and much more. All programming examples, including the sample application, are available for download from the book's website Information is carefully organized and presented in an easy-to-follow format 800+ pages of content make this an invaluable resource at an unbeatable price Written by an expert Java educator, Barry Burd, who authors the bestselling Java For Dummies Go from Android newbie to master programmer in no time with the help of Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies!

Android App Development For Dummies

Author: Michael Burton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119017943
Release Date: 2015-02-23
Genre: Computers

The updated edition of the bestselling guide to Android app development If you have ambitions to build an Android app, this hands-on guide gives you everything you need to dig into the development process and turn your great idea into a reality! In this new edition of Android App Development For Dummies, you'll find easy-to-follow access to the latest programming techniques that take advantage of the new features of the Android operating system. Plus, two programs are provided: a simple program to get you started and an intermediate program that uses more advanced aspects of the Android platform. Android mobile devices currently account for nearly 80% of mobile phone market share worldwide, making it the best platform to reach the widest possible audience. With the help of this friendly guide, developers of all stripes will quickly find out how to install the tools they need, design a good user interface, grasp the design differences between phone and tablet applications, handle user input, avoid common pitfalls, and turn a "meh" app into one that garners applause. Create seriously cool apps for the latest Android smartphones and tablets Adapt your existing apps for use on an Android device Start working with programs and tools to create Android apps Publish your apps to the Google Play Store Whether you're a new or veteran programmer, Android App Development For Dummies will have you up and running with the ins and outs of the Android platform in no time.

Java Programming for Android Developers For Dummies

Author: Barry A. Burd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119301127
Release Date: 2016-10-19
Genre: Computers

Develop the next killer Android App using Java programming! Android is everywhere! It runs more than half the smartphones in the U.S.—and Java makes it go. If you want to cash in on its popularity by learning to build Android apps with Java, all the easy-to-follow guidance you need to get started is at your fingertips. Inside, you'll learn the basics of Java and grasp how it works with Android; then, you'll go on to create your first real, working application. How cool is that? The demand for Android apps isn't showing any signs of slowing, but if you're a mobile developer who wants to get in on the action, it's vital that you get the necessary Java background to be a success. With the help of Java Programming for Android Developers For Dummies, you'll quickly and painlessly discover the ins and outs of using Java to create groundbreaking Android apps—no prior knowledge or experience required! Get the know-how to create an Android program from the ground up Make sense of basic Java development concepts and techniques Develop the skills to handle programming challenges Find out how to debug your app Don't sit back and watch other developers release apps that bring in the bucks! Everything you need to create that next killer Android app is just a page away!

Java and Android Application Development For Dummies eBook Set

Author: Barry Burd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118604809
Release Date: 2012-12-12
Genre: Computers

Two complete e-books covering Java and Android application development for one low price! This unique value-priced e-book set brings together two bestselling For Dummies books in a single e-book file. Including a comprehensive table of contents and the full text of each book, complete with cover, this e-book set gives you in-depth information on using the Java language to create powerful Android applications for mobile devices. Best of all, you'll pay less than the cost of each book purchased separately. You'll get the complete text of: Java For Dummies, 5th Edition, which shows you how to Master object-oriented programming and use J2SE 7.0 and JDK 7 Work with new libraries, closure, parallel frameworks, and other new features Create basic Java objects and reuse code Handle exceptions and events and work with variables, arrays, and collections Android Application Development For Dummies, 2nd Edition, which covers Creating amazing apps for the latest Android smartphones and tablets How to download and install the SDK and start working with the JDK tools Directions for adapting your existing phone apps for use on Android tablets Steps for publishing your apps to the Google Play Store About the authors Barry Burd, PhD, author of Java For Dummies, is a professor of mathematics and computer science and a frequent contributor to online technology resources. Michael Burton is a Groupon software engineer and the creator of Groupon, Digg, TripIt, OpenTable, and many other Android apps. Donn Felker is an Android programmer, Microsoft ASP Insider, and MCTS in Web Client Development for .NET 2.0 and 3.5. They are coauthors of Android Application Development For Dummies, 2nd Edition.

Learn Java for Android Development

Author: Jeff Friesen
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430264552
Release Date: 2014-03-05
Genre: Computers

Learn Java for Android Development, Third Edition, is an update of a strong selling book that now includes a primer on Android app development (in Chapter 1 and Appendix C, which is distributed in the book’s code archive). This book teaches programmers the essential Java language skills necessary for effectively picking up and using the new Android SDK platform to build mobile, embedded, and even PC apps, especially game apps. Android development is hot, and many programmers are interested in joining the fun. However, because this technology is based on Java, you should first obtain a solid grasp of the Java language and its APIs in order to improve your chances of succeeding as an effective Android app developer. This book helps you do that. Each of the book’s 16 chapters provides an exercise section that gives you the opportunity to reinforce your understanding of the chapter’s material. Answers to the book’s more than 700 exercises are provided in an appendix. A second appendix provides a significant game-oriented Java application, which you can convert into an Android app. Once you complete this one-of-a-kind book written by Jeff Friesen, an expert Java developer and JavaWorld.com columnist, you should be ready to begin your indie or professional Android app development journey.

Android Wireless Application Development Android essentials

Author: Lauren Darcey
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 9780321813831
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Computers

Covering all the essentials of modern Android development, an updated, real-world guide to creating robust, commercial-grade Android apps offers expert insights for the entire app development lifecycle, from concept to market. Original.

Amazing Android Apps For Dummies

Author: Daniel A. Begun
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118061428
Release Date: 2011-02-02
Genre: Computers

Find the Android apps that are right for you so you can have fun and get more done! The popularity of Android apps is exploding and this handy guide helps you sort through the thousands of available applications so you can find the ones that are ideal for you. You'll explore a variety of apps in the areas of entertainment, finance, health, food, music, news, weather, photography, reference, dining out, social networking, sports, travel, and more. Author Daniel Begun helps you navigate through this enormous—and potentially overwhelming—array of Android apps. Holds your hand through the oftentimes overwhelming app selection and shares helpful advice for sorting through the tens of thousands of apps to find the ones that are right for you Helps you uncover which apps are worth the price and what's fabulous for free Provides advice on what apps work best for all your favorite hobbies – from movies to music, sports to social networking, fitness to fun games, and everything in between Amazing Android Apps For Dummies walks you through the process of finding, purchasing, and installing the most appealing apps for your needs.

Android Game Programming For Dummies

Author: Derek James
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118235997
Release Date: 2012-11-30
Genre: Computers

Learn how to create great games for Android phones Android phones are rapidly gaining market share, nudging the iPhone out of the top spot. Games are the most frequently downloaded apps in the Android market, and users are willing to pay for them. Game programming can be challenging, but this step-by-step guide explains the process in easily understood terms. A companion Web site offers all the programming examples for download. Presents tricky game programming topics--animation, battery conservation, touch screen input, and adaptive interface issues--in the straightforward, easy-to-follow For Dummies fashion Explains how to avoid pitfalls and create fun games based on best programming practices for mobile devices A companion web site includes all programming examples If you have some programming knowledge, Android Game Programming For Dummies will have you creating cool games for the Android platform quickly and easily.

Android Application Development Cookbook

Author: Rick Boyer
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785889202
Release Date: 2016-03-31
Genre: Computers

Over 100 recipes to help you solve the most common problems faced by Android Developers today About This Book Find the answers to your common Android programming problems, from set up to security, to help you deliver better applications, faster Uncover the latest features of Android Marshmallow to make your applications stand out Get up to speed with Android Studio 1.4 - the first Android Studio based on the IntelliJ IDE from JetBrains Who This Book Is For If you are new to Android development and want to take a hands-on approach to learning the framework, or if you are an experienced developer in need of clear working code to solve the many challenges in Android development, you can benefit from this book. Either way, this is a resource you'll want to keep at your desk for a quick reference to solve new problems as you tackle more challenging projects. What You Will Learn Along with Marshmallow, get hands-on working with Google's new Android Studio IDE Develop applications using the latest Android framework while maintaining backward-compatibility with the support library Master Android programming best practices from the recipes Create exciting and engaging applications using knowledge gained from recipes on graphics, animations, and multimedia Work through succinct steps on specifics that will help you complete your project faster Keep your app responsive (and prevent ANRs) with examples on the AsynchTask class Utilize Google Speech Recognition APIs for your app. Make use of Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) to create Push Notifications for your users Get a better understanding of the Android framework through detailed explanations In Detail The Android OS has the largest installation base of any operating system in the world; there has never been a better time to learn Android development to write your own applications, or to make your own contributions to the open source community! This “cookbook” will make it easy for you to jump to a topic of interest and get what you need to implement the feature in your own application. If you are new to Android and learn best by “doing,” then this book will provide many topics of interest. Starting with the basics of Android development, we move on to more advanced concepts, and we'll guide you through common tasks developers struggle to solve. The first few chapters cover the basics including Activities, Layouts, Widgets, and the Menu. From there, we cover fragments and data storage (including SQLite), device sensors, the camera, and GPS. Then we move on more advanced topics such as graphics and animation (including OpenGL), multi-threading with AsyncTask, and Internet functionality with Volley. We'll also demonstrate Google Maps and Google Cloud Messaging (also known as Push Notifications) using the Google API Library. Finally, we'll take a look at several online services designed especially for Android development. Take your application big-time with full Internet web services without having to become a server admin by leveraging the power of Backend as a Service (BaaS) providers. Style and approach This book progresses from the fundamentals of Android Development to more advanced concepts, with recipes to solve the most common problems faced by developers. This cookbook makes it easy to jump to specific topics of interest, where you'll find simple steps to implement the solution and get a clear explanation of how it works.

Java For Dummies

Author: Barry A. Burd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119235583
Release Date: 2017-03-07
Genre: Computers

A new edition of the bestselling guide to Java If you want to learn to speak the world’s most popular programming language like a native, Java For Dummies is your ideal companion. With a focus on reusing existing code, it quickly and easily shows you how to create basic Java objects, work with Java classes and methods, understand the value of variables, learn to control program flow with loops or decision-making statements, and so much more! Java is everywhere, runs on almost any computer, and is the engine that drives the coolest applications. Written for anyone who’s ever wanted to tackle programming with Java but never knew quite where to begin, this bestselling guide is your ticket to success! Featuring updates on everything you’ll encounter in Java 9—and brimming with tons of step-by-step instruction—it’s the perfect resource to get you up and running with Java in a jiffy! Discover the latest features and tools in Java 9 Learn to combine several smaller programs to create a bigger program Create basic Java objects and reuse code Confidently handle exceptions and events If you’re ready to jump into Java, this bestselling guide will help keep your head above water!

Head First Android Development

Author: Dawn Griffiths
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449362140
Release Date: 2015-06-17
Genre: Computers

What will you learn from this book? If you have an idea for a killer Android app, this book will help you build your first working application in a jiffy. You’ll learn hands-on how to structure your app, design interfaces, create a database, make your app work on various smartphones and tablets, and much more. It’s like having an experienced Android developer sitting right next to you! All you need is some Java know-how to get started. Why does this book look so different? Based on the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory, Head First Android Development uses a visually rich format to engage your mind, rather than a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep. Why waste your time struggling with new concepts? This multi-sensory learning experience is designed for the way your brain really works.

Coding All in One For Dummies

Author: Nikhil Abraham
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119363033
Release Date: 2017-04-18
Genre: Computers

See all the things coding can accomplish The demand for people with coding know-how exceeds the number of people who understand the languages that power technology. Coding All-in-One For Dummies gives you an ideal place to start when you're ready to add this valuable asset to your professional repertoire. Whether you need to learn how coding works to build a web page or an application or see how coding drives the data revolution, this resource introduces the languages and processes you'll need to know. Peek inside to quickly learn the basics of simple web languages, then move on to start thinking like a professional coder and using languages that power big applications. Take a look inside for the steps to get started with updating a website, creating the next great mobile app, or exploring the world of data science. Whether you're looking for a complete beginner's guide or a trusted resource for when you encounter problems with coding, there's something for you! Create code for the web Get the tools to create a mobile app Discover languages that power data science See the future of coding with machine learning tools With the demand for skilled coders at an all-time high, Coding All-in-One For Dummies is here to propel coding newbies to the ranks of professional programmers.

Learn Android Studio

Author: Clifton Craig
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430266020
Release Date: 2015-05-15
Genre: Computers

Learn Android Studio covers Android Studio and its rich tools ecosystem, including Git and Gradle: this book covers how Android Studio works seamlessly with Git, for source control, and Gradle, a build and test tool. In addition, this book demonstrates how to develop/collaborate with remote Git web-hosting services such as GitHub and Bitbucket. Four complete Android projects accompany this volume and are available for download from a public Git repository. With this book, you learn the latest and most productive tools in the Android tools ecosystem, and the best practices for Android app development. You will be able to take away the labs' code as templates or frameworks to re-use and customize for your own similar apps. Android Studio is an intuitive, feature-rich, and extremely forgiving Integrated Development Environment (IDE). This IDE is more productive and easier to use for your Android app creations than Eclipse. With this book you will quickly master Android Studio and maximize your Android development time. Source code on the remote web-hosting service is targeted to the latest Android Studio release, version 1.2.