Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide by Bill Phillips, Brian Hardy

By Bill Phillips, Brian Hardy

Android Programming: the large Nerd Ranch advisor: is an introductory Android e-book for programmers with Java event. in response to mammoth Nerd Ranch’s renowned Android Bootcamp path, this advisor will lead you thru the desolate tract utilizing hands-on instance apps mixed with transparent reasons of key recommendations and APIs. This ebook specializes in sensible recommendations for constructing apps suitable with all types of Android established at the present time (Android 2.2 - 4.2). Write and run code each step of how – growing apps that catalog crime scenes, browse photographs, music your strolling direction, and extra. each one bankruptcy and app has been designed and demonstrated to supply the information and event you must start in Android development.

Write and run code each step of how — growing apps that catalog crime scenes, browse images, tune your walking path, and extra. every one bankruptcy and app has been designed and demonstrated to supply the information and adventure you want to start in Android development.

"Big Nerd Ranch supplied the educational we would have liked to get countless numbers of engineers development skillfully on Android. This ebook is a smart distillation of that education and may be a massive aid to an individual seeking to ramp up as well." – Mike Shaver, Director of cellular Engineering, Facebook

"…a must-have for the developer simply beginning in Android or prepared for extra complicated concepts. i used to be inspired with this book’s content material and readability of presentation. The authors clarify easy and complicated Android themes with equivalent ease." – James Steele, writer of The Android Developer's Cookbook

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