Delessio, Carmen.

Sams teach yourself Android application development in 24 hours / Sams teach yourself Android application development in twenty four hours Android application development Carmen Delessio, Lauren Darcey, Shane Conder. - 3rd ed. - Indianapolis, Indiana : Sams, 2014. - xvii, 427 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. - Sams teach yourself in 24 hours . - Sams teach yourself in 24 hours .

Includes index.

pt. I. Getting started -- 1. Creating a simple app -- 2. Understanding an android activity -- 3. Exploring an android project and resources -- 4.Not just Smartphones : supporting tablets, TVs, and more -- pt. II. User interface -- 5. Using layouts -- 6. Working with basic UI controls -- 7. ActionBar and menu navigation -- 8. Activities and fragments -- 9. Alert! Working with dialogs -- 10. Lists, grids, galleries, and flippers -- 11. App setting : managing preferences -- pt. III. Data access and use -- 12. Accessing the Cloud : working with a remote API -- 13. Using SQLite and file storage -- 14. Creating a content provider -- 15. Loaders, CursorLoaders, and CustomAdapters -- 16. Developing a complete app -- pt. IV. Special topics -- 17. Contacts and calendar : accessing device data -- 18. Where are we? : working with location-based services -- 19. Bonjour, world! : localizing your apps -- 20. Say cheese! : working with cameras -- 21. Media basics : images, audio, and video -- 22. Using the Facebook SDK -- pt. V. Wrapping up -- 23. Pro tips, finishing touches, and next steps -- 24. Publishing your apps.

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, learn how to build powerful apps for the Android 4.3 platform. Using a step-by-step approach, build complete apps as you master the skills you need to design, develop, test, and publish powerful solutions. Highlights of this third edition include: Extensive new coverage of fragments, action bar, SQLite, content providers, Facebook SDK, and more; Practical guidance on developing for multiple Android versions; How to use open source projects to simplify Android development; and a New topic-focused structure with at least one complete project in nearly every chapter

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Application software--Development.

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