||Learn Android App Development|
Learn Android App Development is a hands-on tutorial and useful reference. You'll quickly get up to speed and master the Android SDK and the Java that you need for your Android Apps.
The Android SDK offers powerful features, and this book is the fastest path to mastering them - and the rest of the Andorid SDK - for programmers with some experience who are new to Android smartphone and tablet apps development. Many books introduce the Android SDK, but very few explain how to develop apps optimally. This book teaches both core Java language concepts and how to wisely but rapidly employ the design patterns and logic using the Android SDK, which is based on Java APIs.
||Professional NFC Application Development for Android|
There has been little practical guidance available on NFC programming, until now. If you're a programmer or developer, get this unique and detailed book and start creating apps for this exciting technology. NFC enables contactless mobile communication between two NFC-compatible devices. It's what allows customers to pay for purchases by swiping their smartphones with Google Wallet, for example. This book shows you how to develop NFC applications for Android for all NFC operating modes: reader/writer, peer-to-peer, and card emulation.
||Android Tablets For Dummies|
Whether you are one of the millions who already have an Android tablet, or you are interested in joining the masses with a first-time purchase, this friendly guide is perfect for you! Written by the ultimate For Dummies author Dan Gookin, this funny-but-informative book introduces you to the features of all Android tablets and details the nuances of what makes a tablet more than a smartphone yet different than a computer. You'll discover how to browse the web on your tablet, get organized with a digital calendar, enjoy music and books, use the camera, access social networks, watch video, and more.
||Programming the Mobile Web, 2nd Edition|
With the second edition of this popular book, you'll learn how to build HTML5 and CSS3-based apps that access geolocation, accelerometer, multi-touch screens, offline storage, and other features in today's smartphones, tablets, and feature phones. The market for mobile apps continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, and this book is the most complete reference available for the mobile web.
Author and mobile development expert Maximiliano Firtman shows you how to develop a standard app core that you can extend to work with specific devices. This updated edition covers many recent advances in mobile development, including responsive web design techniques, offline storage, mobile design patterns, and new mobile browsers, platforms, and hardware APIs.
||Appcelerator Titanium: Up and Running|
Fast-paced and full of examples, this book helps you build your first project with Titanium Studio, and then takes you through the steps necessary to build complex data-bound apps.
Looking to port Android to other platforms such as embedded devices? This hands-on book shows you how Android works and how you can adapt it to fit your needs. You'll delve into Android's architecture and learn how to navigate its source code, modify its various components, and create your own version of Android for your particular device. You'll also discover how Android differs from its Linux roots.
If you're experienced with embedded systems development and have a good handle on Linux, this book helps you mold Android to hardware platforms other than mobile devices.
||Learn Java for Android Development, 2nd Edition|
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 foundational APIs to improve your chances of succeeding as an Android app developer. After all, you will be busy learning the architecture of an Android app, the various Android-specific APIs, and Android-specific tools. If you do not already know Java fundamentals, you will probably end up with a massive headache from also having to quickly cram those fundamentals into your knowledge base.
||Spring for Android Starter|
Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results. Learn what Spring for Android adds to the Android developer toolkit. Learn how to debug your Android communication layer observing HTTP requests and responses. Use OAuth to authenticate your users and your app against popular service providers (Google, Facebook, Twitter, and so on).
||AndEngine for Android Game Development Cookbook|
Step by step detailed instructions and information on a number of AndEngine functions, including illustrations and diagrams for added support and results. Learn all about the various aspects of AndEngine with prime and practical examples, useful for bringing your ideas to life. Improve the performance of past and future game projects with a collection of useful optimization tips. Structure your applications in a manner that provides a smooth flow from splash screen to level selection, to game play.
||Android Fragmentation Management How-to|
Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results. Learn how to write apps that work on any Android version Ready to use code to solve any compatibility issue Get hands-on with the biggest issue that faces Android developers.
||Android Game Programming For Dummies|
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.
If you have some programming knowledge, Android Game Programming For Dummies will have you creating cool games for the Android platform quickly and easily.