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Sams Teach Yourself Android Application Development in 24 Hours [electronic resource]

Carmen Delessio, Lauren Darcey, Shane Conder
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Indianapolis, Indiana : Sams, [2014]
Edition
Third edition
Language
English
Variant Title
Sams teach yourself Android application development in twenty four hours
Android application development
Series
Sams Teach Yourself
ISBN
9780672334443 (pbk.), 0672334445 (pbk.)
Target Audience
User level: Beginning-Intermediate
Summary
In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, learn how to build powerful apps for the Android 4.3 platform. Using a step-by-step approach, build complete apps as you master the skills you need to design, develop, test, and publish powerful solutions. Highlights of this third edition include: Extensive new coverage of fragments, action bar, SQLite, content providers, Facebook SDK, and more; Practical guidance on developing for multiple Android versions; How to use open source projects to simplify Android development; and a New topic-focused structure with at least one complete project in nearly every chapter.
Contents
  • pt. I. Getting started
  • 1. Creating a simple app
  • 2. Understanding an android activity
  • 3. Exploring an android project and resources
  • 4.Not just Smartphones : supporting tablets, TVs, and more
  • pt. II. User interface
  • 5. Using layouts
  • 6. Working with basic UI controls
  • 7. ActionBar and menu navigation
  • 8. Activities and fragments
  • 9. Alert! Working with dialogs
  • 10. Lists, grids, galleries, and flippers
  • 11. App setting : managing preferences
  • pt. III. Data access and use
  • 12. Accessing the Cloud : working with a remote API
  • 13. Using SQLite and file storage
  • 14. Creating a content provider
  • 15. Loaders, CursorLoaders, and CustomAdapters
  • 16. Developing a complete app
  • pt. IV. Special topics
  • 17. Contacts and calendar : accessing device data
  • 18. Where are we? : working with location-based services
  • 19. Bonjour, world! : localizing your apps
  • 20. Say cheese! : working with cameras
  • 21. Media basics : images, audio, and video
  • 22. Using the Facebook SDK
  • pt. V. Wrapping up
  • 23. Pro tips, finishing touches, and next steps
  • 24. Publishing your apps.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes index.
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