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Android Application Development Cookbook - Second Edition by Rick Boyer,Kyle Mew

By Rick Boyer,Kyle Mew

Over a hundred recipes that will help you remedy the most typical difficulties confronted by means of Android builders today

About This Book

  • Find the solutions for your universal Android programming difficulties, from manage to safety, that will help you bring larger functions, faster
  • Uncover the most recent beneficial properties of Android Marshmallow to make your purposes stand out
  • Get on top of things with Android Studio 1.4 - the 1st Android Studio in response to the IntelliJ IDE from JetBrains

Who This booklet Is For

If you're new to Android improvement and need to take a hands-on method of studying the framework, or while you're an skilled developer short of transparent operating code to unravel the numerous demanding situations in Android improvement, you could take advantage of this ebook. both approach, this can be a source you should hold at your table for a fast connection with resolve new difficulties as you take on tougher projects.

What you'll Learn

  • Along with Marshmallow, get hands-on operating with Google's new Android Studio IDE
  • Develop purposes utilizing the most recent Android framework whereas retaining backward-compatibility with the help library
  • Master Android programming most sensible practices from the recipes
  • Create fascinating and fascinating functions utilizing wisdom received from recipes on snap shots, animations, and multimedia
  • Work via succinct steps on specifics to help you whole your venture faster
  • Keep your app responsive (and hinder ANRs) with examples at the AsynchTask class
  • Utilize Google Speech attractiveness APIs to your app.
  • Make use of Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) to create Push Notifications to your users
  • Get a greater realizing of the Android framework via targeted explanations

In Detail

The Android OS has the most important set up base of any working approach on the planet; there hasn't ever been a greater time to profit Android improvement to put in writing your individual purposes, or to make your personal contributions to the open resource community!

This “cookbook” will make it effortless so that you can leap to a subject of curiosity and get what you must enforce the characteristic on your personal program. while you're new to Android and study top through “doing,” then this ebook will supply many issues of interest.

Starting with the fundamentals of Android improvement, we circulation directly to extra complicated suggestions, and we will consultant you thru universal initiatives builders fight to unravel. the 1st few chapters hide the fundamentals together with actions, Layouts, Widgets, and the Menu. From there, we conceal fragments and knowledge garage (including SQLite), gadget sensors, the digicam, and GPS. Then we flow on extra complicated themes equivalent to pictures and animation (including OpenGL), multi-threading with AsyncTask, and net performance with Volley. we will additionally show Google Maps and Google Cloud Messaging (also referred to as Push Notifications) utilizing the Google API Library.

Finally, we will look at numerous on-line prone designed particularly for Android improvement. Take your program big-time with complete web internet companies with no need to develop into a server admin through leveraging the ability of Backend as a provider (BaaS) providers.

Style and approach

This publication progresses from the basics of Android improvement to extra complex suggestions, with recipes to resolve the commonest difficulties confronted by means of builders. This cookbook makes it effortless to leap to express themes of curiosity, the place you will find basic steps to enforce the answer and get a transparent clarification of the way it works.

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