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 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.
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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 Ryan Cohen, Tao Wang - Apress Media
This is a concise introduction for mobile app developers and designers. Through easy-to-follow tutorials, code samples and case studies, the book shows the must-know principles for user-interface design for Android apps running on the Intel platform.