Professional Android Application Development

Author: Reto Meier

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 409

View: 558

A hands–on guide to building mobile applications, Professional Android Application Development features concise and compelling examples that show you how to quickly construct real–world mobile applications for Android phones. Fully up–to–date for version 1.0 of the Android software development kit, it covers all the essential features, and explores the advanced capabilities of Android (including GPS, accelerometers, and background Services) to help you construct increasingly complex, useful, and innovative mobile applications for Android phones. What this book includes An introduction to mobile development, Android, and how to get started. An in–depth look at Android applications and their life cycle, the application manifest, Intents, and using external resources. Details for creating complex and compelling user interfaces by using, extending, and creating your own layouts and Views and using Menus. A detailed look at data storage, retrieval, and sharing using preferences, files, databases, and Content Providers. Instructions for making the most of mobile portability by creating rich map–based applications as well as using location–based services and the geocoder. A look at the power of background Services, using threads, and a detailed look at Notifications. Coverage of Android′s communication abilities including SMS, the telephony APIs, network management, and a guide to using Internet resources Details for using Android hardware, including media recording and playback, using the camera, accelerometers, and compass sensors. Advanced development topics including security, IPC, advanced 2D / 3D graphics techniques, and user hardware interaction. Who this book is for This book is for anyone interested in creating applications for the Android mobile phone platform. It includes information that will be valuable whether you′re an experienced mobile developer or making your first foray, via Android, into writing mobile applications. It will give the grounding and knowledge you need to write applications using the current SDK, along with the flexibility to quickly adapt to future enhancements.

Android Wireless Application Development

Advanced Topics

Author: Shane Conder

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 528

View: 876

Covering all the essentials of modern Android development, an updated, real-world guide to creating robust, commercial-grade Android apps offers expert insights for the entire app development lifecycle, from concept to market.

Professional AndroidTM Application Development

Author: Reto Meier

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 833

A hands-on guide to building mobile applications, Professional Android Application Development features concise and compelling examples that show you how to quickly construct real-world mobile applications for Android phones. Fully up-to-date for version 1.0 of the Android software development kit, it covers all the essential features, and explores the advanced capabilities of Android (including GPS, accelerometers, and background Services) to help you construct increasingly complex, useful, and innovative mobile applications for Android phones. What this book includes An introduction to mobile development, Android, and how to get started. An in-depth look at Android applications and their life cycle, the application manifest, Intents, and using external resources. Details for creating complex and compelling user interfaces by using, extending, and creating your own layouts and Views and using Menus. A detailed look at data storage, retrieval, and sharing using preferences, files, databases, and Content Providers. Instructions for making the most of mobile portability by creating rich map-based applications as well as using location-based services and the geocoder. A look at the power of background Services, using threads, and a detailed look at Notifications. Coverage of Android's communication abilities including SMS, the telephony APIs, network management, and a guide to using Internet resources Details for using Android hardware, including media recording and playback, using the camera, accelerometers, and compass sensors. Advanced development topics including security, IPC, advanced 2D / 3D graphics techniques, and user–hardware interaction. Who this book is for This book is for anyone interested in creating applications for the Android mobile phone platform. It includes information that will be valuable whether you're an experienced mobile developer or making your first foray, via Android, into writing mobile applications. It will give the grounding and knowledge you need to write applications using the current SDK, along with the flexibility to quickly adapt to future enhancements.

Green Communication and Networking

First International Conference, GreeNets 2011, Colmar, France, October 5-7, 2011, Revised Selected Papers

Author: Joel José Rodrigues

Publisher: Springer

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 197

View: 307

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the First International Joint Conference on Green Communication and Networking (GreeNets 2011), held in Colmar, France, on October 5-7, 2011. The 16 revised full papers presented were carefully selected and reviewed from numerous submissions and explain the scope and challenges of designing, building, and deploying GreeNets. In this regard, the conference aims to establish a forum to bring together research professionals from diverse fields including green mobile networks, system architectures, networking & communication protocols, applications, test-bed and prototype, traffic balance and energy-efficient cooperation transmission, system and application issues related to GreenNets.

STARTING WITH ANDROID

Author: Dr.M.M Sharma

Publisher: BPB Publications

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 160

View: 250

DescriptionThis book is written to cover all the aspects of Android in a comprehensive way. Apart from the basics of Android, this book covers its various features like tools for development of app and applications of Android platform. It teaches everything you will need to know to successfully develop your own Android applications. The book addresses all the fundamentals including Intents, Activities user interfaces, SMS messaging, databases.It explains how to adapt to display orientation, user interface.It explains the various elements that go into designing your user interface using views such as TextView, EditText, ProgressBar, ListView etc.It shows how to display pictures.It shows how to use menus.It explains how to send and receive SMS.It explains how to create service which runs in the background. ContentsGetting Started with Androido What is androido Glimpse of Android versionso Architecture of Androido Android SDKo Android Studioo Creating First Hello Appo Anatomy of Android ApplicationUnderstanding Activities and IntentsActivity ConceptLifecycle of ActivityConcept of IntentLinking two ActivitiesKnowing User InterfaceView and View GroupsLayoutsAndroid Constraint Layout ExampleBasic Controls of ScreenManaging OrientationControlling OrientationDesigning User InterfaceUsing Basic ViewsTextViewButton, ImageButton, EditText, CheckBox, ToggleButton and RadioGroupEvent Handling of ViewsProgressBar ViewPicker ViewsListViewImage Views and Grid Viewo Gallery and ImageViewo Using GridView to show imageso WebViewWorking with MenusOptions MenuContext MenuPopup MenuCreating Options MenuCreating Context MenuCreating Popup MenuData PersistenceSaving and Loading by using SharedPreferenceRead and write files in external and internal storage of memoryData Storage using SQLiteSending SMS using APPo Sending SMSo Sending SMS using SMSManagero Sending SMS by using using built in SMS Applicationo Receiving SMS Messageso Sending Email using appAndroid ServicesStartedBoundLife Cycle of Service

Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies

Author: Barry Burd

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 768

View: 188

Your all-encompassing guide to learning Android app development If you're an aspiring or beginning programmer interested in creating apps for the Android market—which grows in size and downloads every day—this is your comprehensive, one-stop guide. Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies covers the information you absolutely need to get started developing apps for Android. Inside, you'll quickly get up to speed on Android programming concepts and put your new knowledge to use to manage data, program cool phone features, refine your applications, navigate confidently around the Android native development kit, and add important finishing touches to your apps. Covering the latest features and enhancements to the Android Software Developer's Kit, this friendly, hands-on guide walks you through Android programming basics, shares techniques for developing great Android applications, reviews Android hardware, and much more. All programming examples, including the sample application, are available for download from the book's website Information is carefully organized and presented in an easy-to-follow format 800+ pages of content make this an invaluable resource at an unbeatable price Written by an expert Java educator, Barry Burd, who authors the bestselling Java For Dummies Go from Android newbie to master programmer in no time with the help of Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies!

Android Wireless Application Development, Portable Documents

Author: Shane Conder

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 750

View: 978

The start-to-finish guide to Android application development: massively updated for the newest SDKs and developer techniques! This book delivers all the up-to-date information, tested code, and best practices you need to create and market successful mobile apps with the latest versions of Android. Drawing on their extensive experience with mobile and wireless development, Lauren Darcey and Shane Conder cover every step: concept, design, coding, testing, packaging, and delivery. The authors introduce the Android platform, explain the principles of effective Android application design, and present today’s best practices for crafting effective user interfaces. Next, they offer detailed coverage of each key Android API, including data storage, networking, telephony, location-based services, multimedia, 3D graphics, and hardware. Every chapter of this edition has been updated for the newest Android SDKs, tools, utilities, and hardware. All sample code has been overhauled and tested on leading devices from multiple companies, including HTC, Motorola, and ARCHOS. Many new examples have been added, including complete new applications. This new edition also adds Nine new chapters covering web APIs, the Android NDK, extending application reach, managing users, data synchronization, backups, advanced user input, and more Greatly expanded coverage of Android manifest files, content providers, app design, and testing New coverage of hot topics like Bluetooth, gestures, voice recognition, App Widgets, live folders, live wallpapers, and global search Updated 3D graphics programming coverage reflecting OpenGL ES 2.0 An all-new chapter on tackling cross-device compatibility issues, from designing for the smallest phones to the big new tablets hitting the market Even more tips and tricks to help you design, develop, and test applications for different devices A new appendix full of Eclipse tips and tricks This book is an indispensable resource for every member of the Android development team: software developers with all levels of mobile experience, team leaders and project managers, testers and QA specialists, software architects, and even marketers.