Android
Pocket Primer

Paperback & CD-ROM: 978 1 68392 088 5 / $32.95
 
Published: April 2017  

E-Book: 978 1 68392 089 2 / $21.95
 
Published: April 2017  

Publisher: Mercury Learning & Information
250 pp., 6" x 9"
Series: Pocket Primer
As part of the best selling Pocket Primer series, this book provides an overview of the major aspects and the source code to use the latest versions of Android. It has coverage of the fundamental aspects of Android that are illustrated via code samples for versions 4.x through 7.x and features the Google Pixel phone.

This Pocket Primer is primarily for self-directed learners who want to learn Android programming and it serves as a starting point for deeper exploration of its numerous applications. Companion disc (also available for downloading from the publisher) with source code, images, and appendices.

Features:

•Contains latest material on Android VR, graphics/animation, apps, and features the new Google Pixel phone
•Includes companion files with all of the source code, appendices, and images from the book
•Provides coverage of the fundamental aspects of Android that are illustrated via code samples for versions 4.x through 7.x

On the Companion Files:

• Source code samples
• All images from the text (including 4-color)
• Appendices (see Table of Contents)



Table of Contents:
1: A Quick Introduction to Android.
2: Design and UI Controls.
3: Additional UI Controls.
4: Graphics and Animation.
5: User Gestures.
6: Sensors and MultiMedia.
7: Data Storage and File I/O.
8: Services and Broadcast Receivers.
9: Android VR, TV, and Auto, and Things.
10: Functional Reactive Programming.
Appendices.
A. Threads and Networking
B. Performance and Debugging.
C. Miscellaneous.
Index.



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