by Ian F. Darwin
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2011
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 -- such as the camera, accelerometer, and GPS -- and a lot more, including steps to package your app for sale in the Android Market.
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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.
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.
by Wei-Meng Lee - Wrox
Unique recipes that you can apply in order to solve the most commonly encountered problems in Android programming. This reference features a task description, followed by the solution available, and a standalone project that illustrates the recipe.
Contents: Getting started; Android Studio; TextView; Layouts; ViewPager; Design Patterns; Material Design; Data Binding Library; FileIO with Android; Camera and Gallery; Dialog; Notifications; AlarmManager; Interfaces; Location; and much more.