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 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.
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 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.
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