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 Programming for Android Developers For Dummies

Author: Barry A. Burd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118612149
Release Date: 2013-10-17
Genre: Computers

Get started creating Android apps with Java in no time! The demand for Android apps is not slowing down but many mobile developers who want to create Android apps lack the necessary Java background. This beginner guide gets you up and running with using Java to create Android apps with no prior knowledge or experienced necessary! Shows you the basic Java development concepts and techniques that are necessary to develop Android apps Explores what goes into creating an Android app to give you a better understanding of the various elements Addresses how to deal with standard programming challenges and debugging Beginning Android Programming with Java For Dummies puts you well on your way toward creating Android apps quickly with Java.

Android Tablet Application Development For Dummies

Author: Donn Felker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118182970
Release Date: 2011-11-11
Genre: Computers

Get up to speed on the hottest opportunity in the application development arena App development for tablets is a booming business. Android tablets, including the popular Motorola Xoom, are gaining market share at breakneck speed, and this book can have even novice programmers creating great Android apps specifically for tablets quickly and easily. A little Java knowledge is helpful but not essential to get started creating apps. Android expert Donn Felker helps you get the Android environment up and running, use XML to create application menus, create an icon for your app, and submit your app to the Android Market. You'll also learn to create an SQLite database to run behind your app and how to allow users to tailor your app to their needs. Tablet application development is booming, and Android tablets, including the Samsung Galaxy Tab and Motorola Xoom, are rapidly gaining market share This easy-to-follow guide helps new and veteran programmers set up the Android tablet environment, work with Google's notification system, and design apps that take advantage of larger tablet screens Covers using XML to create application menus, creating an icon for your app, and submitting your app to the Android Market Demonstrates notifications, how to create an SQLite database to run behind an application, and how to set up your app so users can choose options that tailor the app to their individual needs If you want to break into the growing Android tablet application development market, look no further than Android Tablet Application Development For Dummies!

Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies

Author: Barry A. Burd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119235569
Release Date: 2017-06-28
Genre: Computers

Learn to speak the Java language like the pros Are you new to programming and have decided that Java is your language of choice? Are you a wanna-be programmer looking to learn the hottest lingo around? Look no further! Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 5th Edition is the easy-to-follow guide you'll want to keep in your back pocket as you work your way toward Java mastery! In plain English, it quickly and easily shows you what goes into creating a program, how to put the pieces together, ways to deal with standard programming challenges, and so much more. Whether you're just tooling around or embarking on a career, this is the ideal resource you'll turn to again and again as you perfect your understanding of the nuances of this popular programming language. Packed with tons of step-by-step instruction, this is the only guide you need to start programming with Java like a pro. Updated for Java 9, learn the language with samples and the Java toolkit Familiarize yourself with decisions, conditions, statements, and information overload Differentiate between loops and arrays, objects and classes, methods, and variables Find links to additional resources Once you discover the joys of Java programming, you might just find you're hooked. Sound like fun? Here's the place to start.

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!

Android Application Development All in One For Dummies

Author: Burd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118973806
Release Date: 2015-04-20
Genre: Computers

8 books in 1 takes you from Android newbie to confident programmer! Follow along with Java expert Barry Burd as he introduces you to Android programming in eight self-contained minibooks: - Android Jump Start - Android Programming Concepts - Dealing with Data - Programming Cool Phone Features - Refining Your Application - Android Native Development Kit - Finishing Touches - Nuts and Bolts All programming examples, including the sample application, are available for download from the book's website. Series Features: Like all For Dummies books, this book will be written in clear, plain English explanations and careful organization that make For Dummies the easiest way for experienced programmers to get up to speed quickly!

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 App Development For Dummies

Author: Michael Burton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119017929
Release Date: 2015-03-16
Genre: Computers

Programmers know that it makes sense to program to the largest platform, which today is Android. This update to the best-selling Android Application Development For Dummies includes new programming techniques that take advantage of the latest features of the Android operating system Two programs will be provided, a simple program to get started and an intermediate program that uses more advanced aspects of the Android platform. Understanding of Java is helpful but not necessary.

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.

Java For Dummies Quick Reference

Author: Doug Lowe
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118239742
Release Date: 2012-05-01
Genre: Computers

A reference that answers your questions as you move through your coding The demand for Android programming and web apps continues to grow at an unprecedented pace and Java is the preferred language for both. Java For Dummies Quick Reference keeps you moving through your coding while you solve a problem, look up a command or syntax, or search for a programming tip. Whether you're a Java newbie or a seasoned user, this fast reference offers you quick access to solutions without requiring that you wade through pages of tutorial material. Leverages the true reference format that is organized with quick answers and solutions so you can read less and do more Offers new elements such as a syntax guide, command guide, special generics and annotation section, and programming tips Boasts a new, compact trim size that easily goes where you go for convenient referencing Java For Dummies Quick Reference helps you move quickly and efficiently through Java without missing a beat!

IOS App Development For Dummies

Author: Jesse Feiler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118871058
Release Date: 2014-04-14
Genre: Computers

A guide to app development with iOS 7, covering such topics as designing interfaces, key differences between iPad and iPhone applications, creating storyboards, and handling events, notifications, and gestures.

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.

JavaFX For Dummies

Author: Doug Lowe
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118417430
Release Date: 2014-09-24
Genre: Computers

Unleash the power of JavaFX for a wide range of devices JavaFX For Dummies gives you access to an innovative software platform that allows you to create and deliver rich Internet applications that can run across a wide variety of connected devices. This accessible book highlights the most important features of this powerful graphics platform, giving you the tools to understand it quickly and easily! No experience with JavaFX? No problem. JavaFX For Dummies has been written especially for newbies and it also serves as a great reference resource for more experienced Java developers. Author Doug Lowe has been writing programming books for decades, and he brings his experience and passion to this guide, sharing his expert approach to coding using JavaFX. The book shows you how to work with JavaFX controls, how to enhance your scenic design, and also offers advice on how to make a splash with your programs. Then, the author wraps it all up with extra recommendations and resources to guide you as you move forward. Helps developers quickly learn to take advantage of JavaFX's lightweight, high-performance platform Highlights essential JavaFX features for simple coding that can be rolled out across multiple devices Instructs readers on methods for creating compelling, visually appealing applications Includes recommendations and resources for honing your JavaFX skills With JavaFX For Dummies, you'll be on your way to easier, more efficient coding for a variety of connected devices.

Android Programming for Beginners

Author: John Horton
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785889035
Release Date: 2015-12-31
Genre: Computers

Learn all the Java and Android skills you need to start making powerful mobile applications About This Book Kick-start your Android programming career, or just have fun publishing apps to the Google Play marketplace A first-principles introduction to Java, via Android, which means you'll be able to start building your own applications from scratch Learn by example and build three real-world apps and over 40 mini apps throughout the book Who This Book Is For Are you trying to start a career in programming, but haven't found the right way in? Do you have a great idea for an app, but don't know how to make it a reality? Or maybe you're just frustrated that “to learn Android, you must know java.” If so, Android Programming for Beginners is for you. You don't need any programming experience to follow along with this book, just a computer and a sense of adventure. What You Will Learn Master the fundamentals of coding Java for Android Install and set up your Android development environment Build functional user interfaces with the Android Studio visual designer Add user interaction, data captures, sound, and animation to your apps Manage your apps' data using the built-in Android SQLite database Find out about the design patterns used by professionals to make top-grade applications Build, deploy, and publish real Android applications to the Google Play marketplace In Detail Android is the most popular OS in the world. There are millions of devices accessing tens of thousands of applications. It is many people's entry point into the world of technology; it is an operating system for everyone. Despite this, the entry-fee to actually make Android applications is usually a computer science degree, or five years' worth of Java experience. Android Programming for Beginners will be your companion to create Android applications from scratch—whether you're looking to start your programming career, make an application for work, be reintroduced to mobile development, or are just looking to program for fun. We will introduce you to all the fundamental concepts of programming in an Android context, from the Java basics to working with the Android API. All examples are created from within Android Studio, the official Android development environment that helps supercharge your application development process. After this crash-course, we'll dive deeper into Android programming and you'll learn how to create applications with a professional-standard UI through fragments, make location-aware apps with Google Maps integration, and store your user's data with SQLite. In addition, you'll see how to make your apps multilingual, capture images from a device's camera, and work with graphics, sound, and animations too. By the end of this book, you'll be ready to start building your own custom applications in Android and Java. Style and approach With more than 40 mini apps to code and run, Android Programming for Beginners is a hands-on guide to learning Android and Java. Each example application demonstrates a different aspect of Android programming. Alongside these mini apps, we push your abilities by building three larger applications to demonstrate Android application development in context.

Learning Android

Author: Marko Gargenta
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449336257
Release Date: 2014-01-09
Genre: Computers

Want to build apps for Android devices? This book is the perfect way to master the fundamentals. Written by experts who have taught this mobile platform to hundreds of developers in large organizations and startups alike, 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. Throughout the book, you’ll build a Twitter-like application, adding new features with each chapter. You’ll also create your own toolbox of code patterns to help you program any type of Android application with ease. Become familiar with the Android platform and how it fits into the mobile ecosystem Dive into the Android stack, including its application framework and the APK application package Learn Android’s building blocks: Activities, Intents, Services, Content Providers, and Broadcast Receivers Create basic Android user interfaces and organize UI elements in Views and Layouts Build a service that uses a background process to update data in your application