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Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-23595-9
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672 pages
November 2011
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Introduction 1

Book I: Android Jump-Start 9

Chapter 1: All about Android 11

Chapter 2: Installing the Software Tools 21

Chapter 3: Creating an Android App 43

Chapter 4: Conjuring and Embellishing an Android App 73

Book II: Android Background Material 109

Chapter 1: Using the Eclipse Workbench 111

Chapter 2: It’s Java! 145

Chapter 3: What Java Does (and When) 173

Chapter 4: Object-Oriented Programming in Java 191

Chapter 5: A <brief> Look at XML 207

Book III: The Building Blocks 223

Chapter 1: Android Activities 225

Chapter 2: Intents and Intent Filters 259

Chapter 3: Services 297

Chapter 4: Broadcast Receivers 331

Chapter 5: Content Providers 357

Book IV: Programming Cool Phone Features 381

Chapter 1: Lay Out Your Stuff 383

Chapter 2: Menus, Lists, and Notifications 407

Chapter 3: An Android Potpourri 433

Chapter 4: Apps for Tablets 465

Book V: The Job Isn't Done Until . . . 483

Chapter 1: Publishing Your App to the Android Market 485

Chapter 2: Publishing Your App to the Amazon Appstore 515

Book VI: Alternative Android Development Techniques 525

Chapter 1: Creating Code Quickly with App Inventor 527

Chapter 2: More App Inventor Magic 557

Chapter 3: How to "Rough It" without Eclipse 581

Chapter 4: Going Native 605

Index 625

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