by Marko Gargenta
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2010
If you're new to the Android mobile operating system, Learning Android is the perfect way to master the fundamentals. Written by an expert who's taught Android to thousands of people in large organizations, this gentle introduction shows you how to use Android's basic building blocks to develop user interfaces, store data, and more.
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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.
by Nicolas Gramlich - anddev.org
This book on Android programming was written for developers who have worked with Java before and want to start developing for the Android Platform. The author made this as much 'hands on' as possible, placing example codes everywhere it fit.
by Ryan Cohen, Tao Wang - Apress
Through app samples, code samples and case studies, the book teaches Android application development based on the Intel platform -- including for smartphones, tablets, and embedded devices -- covering performance tuning, debugging and optimization.
The book prepares you to take the exam for the Associate Android Developer Certification. You learn basic Android programming concepts and build a variety of apps, starting with Hello World and working your way up to apps that use loaders.