Android Cookbook

Jump in and build working Android apps with the help of more than 200 tested recipes. With this cookbook, you’ll find solutions for working with the user interfaces, multitouch gestures, location awareness, web services, and device features such as the phone, camera, and accelerometer. You also get useful steps on packaging your app for the Android Market.

Ideal for developers familiar with Java, Android basics, and the Java SE API, this book features recipes contributed by more than three dozen developers from the Android community. Each recipe provides a clear solution and sample code you can use in your project right away. Among numerous topics, this cookbook helps you:

  • Use guidelines for designing a successful Android app
  • Work with UI controls, effective layouts, and graphical elements
  • Learn how to take advantage of Android’s rich features in your app
  • Save and retrieve application data in files, SD cards, and embedded databases
  • Access RESTful web services, RSS/Atom feeds, and information from websites
  • Create location-aware services to find locations and landmarks, and situate them on Google Maps and OpenStreetMap
  • Test and troubleshoot individual components and your entire application

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Getting Started
Chapter 2. Designing a Successful Application
Chapter 3. Testing
Chapter 4. Inter-/Intra-Process Communication
Chapter 5. Content Providers
Chapter 6. Graphics
Chapter 7. Graphical User Interface
Chapter 8. GUI Alerts: Menus, Dialogs, Toasts, and Notifications
Chapter 9. GUI: ListView
Chapter 10. Multimedia
Chapter 11. Data Persistence
Chapter 12. Telephone Applications
Chapter 13. Networked Applications
Chapter 14. Gaming and Animation
Chapter 15. Social Networking
Chapter 16. Location and Map Applications
Chapter 17. Accelerometer
Chapter 18. Bluetooth
Chapter 19. System and Device Control
Chapter 20. Other Programming Languages and Frameworks
Chapter 21. Strings and Internationalization
Chapter 22. Packaging, Deploying, and Distributing/Selling Your App

Book Details

  • Paperback: 688 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media (April 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449388418
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449388416
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