The comprehensive developer guide to the latest Android featuresand capabilities
Professional Android, 4th Edition shows developers how toleverage the latest features of Android to create robust andcompelling mobile apps. This hands-on approach provides in-depthcoverage through a series of projects, each introducing a newAndroid platform feature and highlighting the techniques and bestpractices that exploit its utmost functionality. The exercisesbegin simply, and gradually build into advanced Androiddevelopment. Clear, concise examples show you how to quicklyconstruct real-world mobile applications.
This book is your guide to smart, efficient, effective Androiddevelopment.
- Learn the best practices that get more out of Android
- Understand the anatomy, lifecycle, and UI metaphor of Androidapps
- Design for all mobile platforms, including tablets
- Utilize both the Android framework and Google Playservices