This book explores everything from the simple basics to advanced aspects of Android application development. We walk you through all the steps in developing applications for the Android platform, including the latest Android features like scrollable widgets, enhanced UI tools and contact capabilities We break every aspect of the development process down into practical, digestible pieces. Whether you're new to Android development or already on your way, Beginning Android Application is the guide you need!
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Topics Covered: Chapter 1: Getting Started With Android Programming Chapter 2: Activities, Fragments and Intents Chapter 3: Getting to Know The Android User Interface Chapter 4: Designing your user interface with Views Chapter 5: Displaying Pictures and Menus with Views Chapter 6: Data Persistence Chapter 7: Content Providers Chapter 8: Messaging Chapter 9: Location Based Services Chapter 10: Networking Chapter 11: Developing Android Services Chapter 12: Publishing Android Applications * All Sample Source Code Included!