By Rick Boyer,Kyle Mew

Over a hundred recipes that will help you clear up the commonest difficulties confronted through Android builders today

About This Book

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

Who This booklet Is For

If you're new to Android improvement and wish to take a hands-on method of studying the framework, or while you're an skilled developer wanting transparent operating code to unravel the various demanding situations in Android improvement, you could reap the benefits of this ebook. both method, it is a source you need to 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 newest Android framework whereas keeping backward-compatibility with the help library
  • Master Android programming top practices from the recipes
  • Create interesting and fascinating functions utilizing wisdom received from recipes on pics, animations, and multimedia
  • Work via succinct steps on specifics to help you whole your undertaking faster
  • Keep your app responsive (and hinder ANRs) with examples at the AsynchTask class
  • Utilize Google Speech attractiveness APIs on your app.
  • Make use of Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) to create Push Notifications in your users
  • Get a greater realizing of the Android framework via distinctive explanations

In Detail

The Android OS has the most important deploy base of any working method on the planet; there hasn't ever been a greater time to benefit Android improvement to jot down your individual purposes, or to make your personal contributions to the open resource community!

This “cookbook” will make it effortless that you can leap to an issue of curiosity and get what you must enforce the function on your personal software. while you're new to Android and examine top via “doing,” then this publication will offer many themes of interest.

Starting with the fundamentals of Android improvement, we circulation directly to extra complex innovations, and we will consultant you thru universal projects builders fight to resolve. the 1st few chapters hide the fundamentals together with actions, Layouts, Widgets, and the Menu. From there, we disguise fragments and knowledge garage (including SQLite), gadget sensors, the digital camera, and GPS. Then we circulate on extra complex themes equivalent to snap shots and animation (including OpenGL), multi-threading with AsyncTask, and web performance with Volley. we will additionally display Google Maps and Google Cloud Messaging (also referred to as Push Notifications) utilizing the Google API Library.

Finally, we will seriously look into a number of on-line prone designed specifically for Android improvement. Take your program big-time with complete net net companies with no need to turn into a server admin by means of leveraging the facility of Backend as a carrier (BaaS) providers.

Style and approach

This booklet progresses from the basics of Android improvement to extra complicated thoughts, with recipes to resolve the most typical difficulties confronted by way of builders. This cookbook makes it effortless to leap to express subject matters of curiosity, the place you will discover uncomplicated steps to enforce the answer and get a transparent rationalization of the way it works.

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