The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development
by Mark L. Murphy
Publisher: CommonsWare 2009
Number of pages: 545
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.
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by Marko Gargenta - O'Reilly Media
If you're new to the Android mobile operating system, this book is the perfect way to master the fundamentals. This gentle introduction shows you how to use Android's basic building blocks to develop user interfaces, store data, and more.
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.
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 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.