The Android Tablet Developer's Cookbook


The Android Tablet Developer's Cookbook
By:"B.M. Harwani"
Published on 2013-05-16 by Addison-Wesley

The Android Tablet Developer’s Cookbook helps experienced Android developers leverage new Android 4.2.2 features to build compelling applications that take full advantage of tablets’ bigger screens, dual-core processors, and larger, faster memory. Tightly focused on Android 4.2.2’s tablet-related capabilities, it presents an unparalleled library of easy-to-reuse code for solving real-world problems. Everything’s organized in modular, standalone sections to help you quickly find what you’re looking for, even when you need to use multiple classes together. Throughout, B.M. Harwani clearly explains how Android tablet apps are unique, how to leverage Android skills and libraries you’ve already mastered, and how to efficiently integrate tablet APIs and features. From media to NFC, porting phone apps to integrating analytics, this book will help you do it fast and do it right. Coverage includes Providing user control via the system clipboard, notifications, and pending intents Supporting drag and drop for both text and images Displaying navigation and core app functionality via the ActionBar Using widgets to present calendars, number pickers, image stacks, and options lists Delivering powerful graphics via animation and hardware accelerated 2D Recording audio, video, and images Responding to sensors Pairing tablets to other Bluetooth-enabled Android devices or PCs Using Wi-Fi Direct to share media Creating custom home screen widgets Making the most of threads and the AsyncTask class Exchanging data via JSON Displaying and browsing Web content via the WebView widget Creating fragments dynamically at runtime and implementing communication between fragments Porting apps from smartphones to tablets and building new apps for both Supporting older versions of the Android SDK Sharing data and messages via NFC with Android Beam Integrating app analytics and tracking Turn to The Android Tablet Developer’s Cookbook for proven, expert answers--and the code you need to implement them. It’s all you need to jump-start any project and quickly create compelling Android tablet apps that sell!

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Android Phones For Dummies


Android Phones For Dummies
By:"Dan Gookin"
Published on 2015-09-15 by John Wiley & Sons

Your full-color guide to all the things you need to know about your Android phone Congratulations on your new phone, and welcome to the world of Android! Whether you're an old hat looking to make sense of a new model or a newbie who's too afraid to even take it out of the box, this fun and friendly guide arms you with the knowledge to make your Android phone your minion. Written by popular and bestselling author Dan Gookin, this new edition of Android Phones For Dummies makes it easy to set up and configure your phone, get up and running with texting and emailing, access the Internet, maps, and camera, navigate with GPS, synch with a PC, and so much more. Approaching all the features of Android phones from the perspective of someone who's either new to technology or wary of working with a new device, this hands-on guide walks you through the basics and moves on to help you tackle more advances features, like dialing tricks to forward calls, working with predictive text, accessing special characters, manipulating the touch screen, and using a USB connection to synchronize your stuff. Set up your phone, get connected, and start browsing Shoot photos and videos, play games, and listen to music Keep in touch using email, texting, and social media Get the scoop on Google Voice typing If you want to learn the ins and outs of your new Android phone in order to get things done, you've come to the right place!

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The Rough Guide to Android Phones and Tablets


The Rough Guide to Android Phones and Tablets
By:"Andrew Clare"
Published on 2012-05-03 by Penguin

The Rough Guide to Android Phones and Tablets is a must-have introduction for anyone picking up a new Android device. Written for the newest Android platform, the book covers everything you need to know to make the most of your new device, from the basics right through to advanced techniques and tricks. We've tried and tested thousands of apps across a full range of categories and bring you 100 of the best, complete with codes you can scan into your Android device to grab the app straight from the book.

This Book was ranked 6 by Google Books for keyword android phones.

Android 6 for Programmers


Android 6 for Programmers
By:"Paul Deitel","Harvey Deitel","Alexander Wald"
Published on 2015-12-01 by Prentice Hall

The professional programmer’s Deitel® guide to smartphone and tablet app development using Android™ 6 and Android Studio Billions of apps have been downloaded from Google Play™! This book gives you everything you need to start developing great apps quickly and getting them published on Google Play™. The book uses an app-driven approach—each new technology is discussed in the context of eight fully coded and tested Android apps, complete with syntax shading, code highlighting, code walkthroughs and sample outputs. Apps you’ll develop include: Welcome App Cannon Game Tip Calculator Weather Viewer Flag Quiz Twitter® Searches Doodlz Address Book Practical, Example-Rich Coverage of: Android 6, Android Studio: Gradle™, Vector Asset Studio, Theme Editor Material Design App Templates and Themes AppCompat Library, Android Design Support Library, RecyclerView, FloatingActionButton, TextInputLayout Material Design Elevation and Icons REST Web Services/JSON, Threading, SQLite™ Database, Android 6 Permissions Cursors, Loaders, ContentProviders Supporting Various Screen Sizes/Resolutions Accessibility, Internationalization Activities, Fragments, Intents, Preferences GUIs, Layouts, Menus, Resource Files, Events, Touch/Gesture Processing, Images, Audio, Graphics, Animation Immersive Mode, PrintHelper Google Play™ Store, App Publishing, Pricing, Marketing, In-App Advertising, In-App Billing, Virtual Goods and more About This Book The first-generation Android phones were released in October 2008. As of June 2015, Android had 82.8% of the global smartphone market share, compared to 13.9% for Apple and 2.6% for Microsoft (http:// www.idc.com/prodserv/smartphone-os-market-share.jsp). Billions of apps have been downloaded from Google Play and more than one billion Android devices were shipped worldwide in 2014 (http://www.cnet.com/news/android-shipments-exceed- 1-billion-for-first-time-in-2014/). The opportunities for Android app developers are enormous. This book presents leading-edge computing technologies for professional software developers. At the heart of the book is the Deitel app-driven approach—concepts are presented in the context of complete working Android apps, rather than using code snippets. The introduction and app test drives at the beginning of each chapter show one or more sample executions. The book’s source code is available at http://www.deitel.com/books/AndroidFP3. The apps in this book were carefully designed to introduce you to key Android features and APIs. You’ll quickly learn everything you need to start building Android apps—beginning with a test-drive of the Tip Calculator app in Chapter 1, then building one new app in each of Chapters 2 through 9. By the time you reach Chapter 10, you’ll be ready to create your own apps for submission to Google Play and other app marketplaces. You’ll master the Google Play submission process, including uploading your apps. You’ll decide whether to sell your apps or offer them for free, and learn how to market them via social media and monetize them with in-app advertising, in-app billing, virtual goods and more.

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Android Application Development For Dummies


Android Application Development For Dummies
By:"Donn Felker"
Published on 2010-11-17 by John Wiley & Sons

This Book was ranked 17 by Google Books for keyword apps for android.

Android Apps Marketing


Android Apps Marketing
By:"Jeffrey F. Hughes"
Published on 2010 by Que Publishing

There are huge profits to be made in selling Android apps! But with more than 70,000 apps now available, posting your app to the Android Market is no longer enough. You need to market your app effectively. Don't know much about marketing? Don't worry: This book gives you all the step-by-step help you'll need. Top app marketing consultant Jeffrey Hughes walks you through building a winning marketing plan, crafting highly competitive apps, choosing your message, building buzz, and connecting with people who'll actually buy your app. Packed with examples, this book makes Android apps marketing easy!

This Book was ranked 38 by Google Books for keyword android apps.


The Java Tutorial


The Java Tutorial
By:"Sharon Biocca Zakhour","Sowmya Kannan","Raymond Gallardo"
Published on 2013-02-27 by Addison-Wesley

The Java® Tutorial, Fifth Edition, is based on Release 7 of the Java Platform Standard Edition. This revised and updated edition introduces the new features added to the platform, including a section on NIO.2, the new file I/O API, and information on migrating legacy code to the new API. The deployment coverage has also been expanded, with new chapters such as “Doing More with Rich Internet Applications” and “Deployment in Depth,” and a section on the fork/join feature has been added to the chapter on concurrency. Information reflecting Project Coin developments, including the new try-with-resources statement, the ability to catch more than one type of exception with a single exception handler, support for binary literals, and diamond syntax, which results in cleaner generics code, has been added where appropriate. The chapters covering generics, Java Web Start, and applets have also been updated. In addition, if you plan to take one of the Java SE 7 certification exams, this guide can help. A special appendix, “Preparing for Java Programming Language Certification,” lists the three exams available, details the items covered on each exam, and provides cross-references to where more information about each topic appears in the text. All of the material has been thoroughly reviewed by members of Oracle Java engineering to ensure that the information is accurate and up to date.

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Android Wireless Application Development


Android Wireless Application Development
By:"Shane Conder","Lauren Darcey"
Published on 2011 by Pearson Education

The complete, start-to-finish guide to Android development -- from concept to market -- completely updated for the latest Android SDK! • •At least one market research firm has predicted that by 2012 there will be more Android phones than iPhones. •Covers application design, development, debugging, packaging, distribution, and much more. •Includes invaluable real-world tips from experienced mobile developers. •This book covers multiple Android SDK versions, which is how developers must work with Android. Android is rapidly gaining traction as an exciting alternative to Apple's iPhone platform, and thousands of developers are eagerly seeking the information they need to begin creating Android applications. Drawing on their experience in mobile and wireless software development, the authors walk through the entire process of developing successful Android applications, from concept through coding, testing through distribution. The only book developers will need, Android Wireless Application Development 2/e is the comprehensive resource for developers who are new to Android - or to wireless development in general. Conder and Darcey cover: • •Mastering the Android development environment. •Understanding the entire Android application lifecycle. •Building effective user interfaces. •Using Android's APIs for networking, location-based services, data, storage, multimedia, telephony, graphics, and more •Working with Android's optional hardware-specific APIs •Designing more effective applications using Notifications and Services •Developing and testing bulletproof Android applications The book also provides valuable appendices on Android's Emulator, DDMS, Debug Bridge, and SQLite database, as well as a convenient glossary that demystifies the terminology of mobile development.

This Book was ranked 36 by Google Books for keyword android phones.


Effective Help Desk Specialist Skills


Effective Help Desk Specialist Skills
By:"Darril Gibson"
Published on 2014-10-27 by Pearson IT Certification

All of today’s help desk support skills, in one easy-to-understand book The perfect beginner’s guide: No help desk or support experience necessary Covers both “soft” personal skills and “hard” technical skills Explains the changing role of help desk professionals in the modern support center Today, everyone depends on technology–and practically everyone needs help to use it well. Organizations deliver that assistance through help desks. This guide brings together all the knowledge you need to succeed in any help desk or technical support role, prepare for promotion, and succeed with the support-related parts of other IT jobs. Leading technology instructor Darril Gibson tours the modern help desk, explains what modern support professionals really do, and fully covers both of the skill sets you’ll need: technical and personal. In clear and simple language, he discusses everything from troubleshooting specific problems to working with difficult users. You’ll even learn how to manage a help desk, so it works better and delivers more value. Coverage includes: • How the modern help desk has evolved • Understanding your users’ needs, goals, and attitudes • Walking through the typical help desk call • Communicating well: listening actively and asking better questions • Improving interactions and handling difficult situations • Developing positive attitudes, and “owning” the problem • Managing your time and stress • Supporting computers, networks, smartphones, and tablets • Finding the technical product knowledge you need • Protecting the security of your users, information, and devices • Defining, diagnosing, and solving problems, step by step • Writing it up: from incident reports to documentation • Working in teams to meet the goals of the business • Using ITIL to improve the services you provide • Calculating help desk costs, benefits, value, and performance • Taking control of your support career Powerful features make it easier to learn about help desk careers! • Clear introductions describe the big ideas and show how they fit with what you’ve already learned • Specific chapter objectives tell you exactly what you need to learn • Key Terms lists help you identify important terms and a complete Glossary helps you understand them • Author’s Notes and On The Side features help you go deeper into the topic if you want to • Chapter Review tools and activities help you make sure you’ve learned the material Exclusive Mind Mapping activities! • Organize important ideas visually–in your mind, in your words • Learn more, remember more • Understand how different ideas fit together

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Pro Android Games


Pro Android Games
By:"Massimo Nardone","Vladimir Silva"
Published on 2015-02-14 by Apress

Combining actionable, real-world source code with graphics, Pro Android Games, Third Edition shows you how to build more sophisticated and addictive Android game apps with minimum effort. Harness the power of the latest Android 5.0 SDK to bring countless legendary, action-packed PC games to the Android platform. With actionable real-world source code, this one of a kind book shows you how to build more sophisticated and addictive Android game apps, by leveraging the power of the recent advancements found in the new Android 5.0 software development kit as well as those you've counted on in earlier releases. Multi-touch code gives these games and their players dynamic input and exchange ability, for a more realistic arcade game experience. Faster and better performance offers Android game players a more seamless, fun arcade experience like never before. There is also improved native C/C++ integration with Android's NDK as well, which makes coding, compiling, and converting both productive and efficient with gains in app performance. Pro Android Games, Third Edition features the following improvements: Updates to the latest version of the Android SDK, NDK, plus the latest Android Studio and Eclipse IDEs Greater focus on tablets, ever changing device resolutions, and hardware specs Native game development and hardware accelerated graphics Bigger and better real world engines, such as Quake I and II plus an oldie from the previous edition: Doom Coverage of the new Android TV SDK APIs, UI, UX, multi-touch and multi-tasking features available with the Android 5.0 release Advanced techniques for improving your game playing experience including better multi-tasking, improved performance optimization, battery management and more A \

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