by Zigurd Mednieks, at al.
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2010
Number of pages: 504
This authoritative guide shows experienced application developers what they need to program for the Android operating system -- the core building blocks, how to put those blocks together, and how to build compelling apps that work on a full range of Android devices.
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Designing an Android app needs to be a constant collaboration between design and development. The look and feel of the app should be discussed by both parties from the beginning. This document is written from the point of view of a visual designer.
by Mark L. Murphy - CommonsWare
This is the single most comprehensive and current book on Android programming, from getting your first project started to advanced topics like integrating maps, encrypted databases, and integrating with other applications.
by Ian F. Darwin - O'Reilly Media
If you're ready to jump in and build a working Android app, this book has all of the practical recipes you need to get the job done. You'll work with the user interface, multitouch, location-aware apps, web services, device features, etc.
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The book makes the case for adapting your applications onto Intel's x86 architecture, including discussions of the business potential, the changing landscape of the Android marketplace, and the unique opportunities that arise from x86 devices.