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Hands-on Android development using the platform's latest features

This new Fourth Edition is fully revised and expanded to provide in-depth coverage of the Android SDK, 10 years after its first release. It includes detailed coverage of the fundamentals needed by novice developers, and explores advanced features and best practices essential to experienced Android developers creating compelling user experiences. Hands-on-exercises clarify complex concepts, while in-depth coverage with a practical focus provides an intuitive grasp of tools, APIs, and best practices for Android development, helping you translate new skills into real-world solutions for your users.

Professional Android:

  • Covers the latest Android APIs, including the Job Scheduler, Android Architecture Components (including Live Data and Room), and Data Binding
  • Offers a detailed exploration of the Android Studio IDE and an introduction to Kotlin(R)
  • Introduces material design principles and offers a detailed look at design guidelines, navigation patterns, and UI best practices
  • Demonstrates techniques to create compelling UIs for all Android form factors
  • Explores Firebase(R) and Google Play(TM) services API libraries, including maps, location-based services, and the Awareness API
  • Develops a skill set that provides a robust foundation for future Android development projects

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

About the Author

About the authors Reto Meier has been helping Android developers create the best applications possible for their users since the initial Android release in 2007. Reto is an experienced software developer with more than 20 years of experience in application design and development. He has spent 10 years as a Developer Advocate, contributing countless articles, online training, conference talks, and YouTube videos to the developer community. Ian Lake has approached Android development from multiple angles over the course of the last 8 years. Ian has worked professionally on high profile Android apps as an application developer, provided outreach to the development community as a Developer Advocate, and has contributed to improving the Android framework APIs themselves as part of the Android Framework team.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 14924 KB
  • Print Length: 928 pages
  • Publisher: Wrox; 4 edition (23 Aug. 2018)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07GWZRM8K
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #795,461 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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