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 Neil Smyth - Techotopia
This book teaches the skills necessary to develop Android applications using the Android Studio Integrated Development Environment and the Android 4.4 Software Development Kit. The book provides the steps necessary to set up an Android environment.
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 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.
by Zigurd Mednieks, at al. - O'Reilly Media
This authoritative guide shows experienced application developers what they need to program for the Android -- 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.