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Android App Development For Dummies, 3rd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-01794-3
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432 pages
February 2015
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Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Your First Android Application 7

Chapter 1: Developing Spectacular Android Applications 9

Chapter 2: Prepping Your Development Headquarters 25

Part II: Building and Publishing Your First Application 39

Chapter 3: Your First Android Project 41

Chapter 4: Creating the User Interface 65

Chapter 5: Coding Your Application 79

Chapter 6: Understanding Android Resources 107

Chapter 7: Turning Your Application into an App Widget 119

Chapter 8: Publishing Your App to the Google Play Store 139

Part III: Creating a Feature-Rich Application 155

Chapter 9: Designing the Tasks Application 157

Chapter 10: Creating the Task Detail Page 181

Chapter 11: Going a la Carte with Your Menu 199

Chapter 12: Handling User Input 211

Chapter 13: Getting Persistent with Data Storage 233

Chapter 14: Reminding the User 265

Chapter 15: Working with Android Preferences 279

Part IV: Android Is More than Phones 293

Chapter 16: Developing for Tablets 295

Chapter 17: Supporting Older Versions of Android 315

Chapter 18: Wearing the Tasks App 333

Chapter 19: Look Ma, I’m on TV! 357

Chapter 20: Moving beyond Google 381

Part V: The Part of Tens 393

Chapter 21: Ten Free Sample Applications and SDKs 395

Chapter 22: Ten Tools to Simplify Your Development Life 399

Index 403

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