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Beginning Android.

Author: Mark Murphy
Publisher: Berkeley : Apress L.P. June 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : New edView all editions and formats

One of the first starter books on Google's Android platform, this accessible text covers everything the reader needs to know to get started on programming Android applications - from crafting GUIs to  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Murphy
ISBN: 9781430224198 1430224193
OCLC Number: 618616050
Description: 1 online resource (384 pages)
Contents: The Big Picture Project Structure Inside the Manifest Creating a Skeleton Application Using XML-Based Layouts Employing Basic Widgets Working with Containers Using Selection Widgets Getting Fancy with Lists Employing Fancy Widgets and Containers Applying Menus Fonts Embedding the WebKit Browser Showing Pop-Up Messages Dealing with Threads Handling Activity Lifecycle Events Using Preferences Accessing Files Working with Resources Managing and Accessing Local Databases Leveraging Java Libraries Communicating via the Internet Creating Intent Filters Launching Activities and Sub-Activities Finding Available Actions via Introspection Handling Rotation Using a Content Provider Building a Content Provider Requesting and Requiring Permissions Creating a Service Invoking a Service Alerting Users Via Notifications Accessing Location-Based Services Mapping with MapView and MapActivity Handling Telephone Calls Searching with SearchManager Development Tools Where Do We Go From Here?


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