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 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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