Problems and Solutions for Android Developers
By: Ian F. Darwin
Publication Date: 2012-04-30
Number of pages: 772
Jump in and build working Android apps with the help of more than 200 tested recipes. With this cookbook, you’ll find solutions for working with the user interfaces, multitouch gestures, location awareness, web services, and device features such as the phone, camera, and accelerometer. You also get useful steps on packaging your app for the Android Market.
Ideal for developers familiar with Java, Android basics, and the Java SE API, this book features recipes contributed by more than three dozen developers from the Android community. Each recipe provides a clear solution and sample code you can use in your project right away. Among numerous topics, this cookbook helps you:Use guidelines for designing a successful Android appWork with UI controls, effective layouts, and graphical elementsLearn how to take advantage of Android’s rich features in your appSave and retrieve application data in files, SD cards, and embedded databasesAccess RESTful web services, RSS/Atom feeds, and information from websitesCreate location-aware services to find locations and landmarks, and situate them on Google Maps and OpenStreetMapTest and troubleshoot individual components and your entire application