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Android programming : the Big Nerd Ranch guide / Bill Phillips, Chris Stewart & Kristin Marsicano.

By: Phillips, Bill (Software engineer) [author.].
Contributor(s): Stewart, Chris [author.] | Marsicano, Kristin [author.] | Big Nerd Ranch (Firm) [issuing body.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Big Nerd Ranch guides: Publisher: Atlanta, GA : Big Nerd Ranch , 2017Edition: 3rd edition.Description: xxiv, 695 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0134706056; 9780134706054.Subject(s): Android (Electronic resource) | Android (Electronic resource) | Application software -- Development | Smartphones -- Programming | Computers and IT | Application software -- Development | Computers and ITDDC classification: 005.1
Contents:
Learning Android -- The necessary tools -- Your first Android application -- Android and Model-View-Controller -- The activity lifecycle -- Debugging Android apps -- Your second activity -- Android SDK versions and compatibility -- UI fragments and the fragment manager -- Displaying lists with RecyclerView -- Creating user interfaces with layouts and widgets -- Using fragment arguments -- Using ViewPager -- Dialogs -- The toolbar -- SQLite databases -- Implicit intents -- Taking pictures with intents -- Two-pane master detail interfaces -- Localization -- Accessibility -- Data binding and MVVM -- Unit testing and audio playback -- Styles and themes -- XML drawables -- More about intents and tasks -- HTTP and background tasks -- Loopers, handlers, and HandlerThread -- Search -- Background services -- Broadcast intents -- Browsing the Web and WebView -- Custom views and touch events -- Property animation -- Locations and Play services -- Maps -- Material design.
Summary: This guide takes you on an easy to follow tour of the Android mobile development platform. Chapter by chapter, we'll lead you through the wilderness with hands-on examples. Write and run code every step of the way, starting with simple programs, then enhancing them with sophisticated features.
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Includes index.

Learning Android -- The necessary tools -- Your first Android application -- Android and Model-View-Controller -- The activity lifecycle -- Debugging Android apps -- Your second activity -- Android SDK versions and compatibility -- UI fragments and the fragment manager -- Displaying lists with RecyclerView -- Creating user interfaces with layouts and widgets -- Using fragment arguments -- Using ViewPager -- Dialogs -- The toolbar -- SQLite databases -- Implicit intents -- Taking pictures with intents -- Two-pane master detail interfaces -- Localization -- Accessibility -- Data binding and MVVM -- Unit testing and audio playback -- Styles and themes -- XML drawables -- More about intents and tasks -- HTTP and background tasks -- Loopers, handlers, and HandlerThread -- Search -- Background services -- Broadcast intents -- Browsing the Web and WebView -- Custom views and touch events -- Property animation -- Locations and Play services -- Maps -- Material design.

This guide takes you on an easy to follow tour of the Android mobile development platform. Chapter by chapter, we'll lead you through the wilderness with hands-on examples. Write and run code every step of the way, starting with simple programs, then enhancing them with sophisticated features.

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Bill Phillips is a fellow and instructor at Big Nerd Ranch. He cowrote and taught the original Big Nerd Ranch Android Bootcamp, as well as the earlier editions of this book. Since then he has been teaching, writing blog posts, reading various kinds of literature, writing and playing music, and working on books. Chris Stewart is the director of the Android team at Big Nerd Ranch, where he is also an Android Bootcamp instructor. He is dedicated to constant improvement and works to perfect his craft as much as possible. When not in front of a computer, Chris enjoys hiking and traveling. Kristin Marsicano is an Android developer and instructor at Big Nerd Ranch. Always an educator at heart, she is passionate about learning, software development, and the intersection of the two. When she is not teaching or developing apps, you can find Kristin cooking for her growing family, doing yoga, or learning something new.

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