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From the Writer
About this E book
From the Preface
Android is ‘the open supply revolution’ utilized to mobile telephony and cell computing. At the least, a part of the revolution. There have been many different makes an attempt to offer open supply cell telephones, most of them largely defunct, starting from the Openmoko Neo FreeRunner to QT Embedded, Moblin, LiMo, Debian Cell, Maemo, Firefox OS, and Ubuntu Cell to the open sourced Symbian OS and the now-defunct HP WebOS. And let’s not overlook the established closed supply stalwart, Apple’s iOS, and the 2 minor gamers (by market share), Microsoft’s Home windows Telephone, and the now-abandoned BlackBerry OS 10.
Amongst all these choices, two stand out as main gamers. Android is certainly right here to remain! Attributable to its open supply licensing, Android is used on many economy-model telephones around the globe, and certainly, Android has been estimated to be on as many as 90% of the world’s smartphones. This ebook is right here to assist the Android developer group share the data that may assist make higher apps. Those that contribute data listed here are serving to to make Android improvement simpler for many who come after.
Who This E book Is By
This ebook was co-written by a number of dozen Android builders from the Android group at massive. Improvement occurred within the open, on the Android Cookbook web site, which I constructed (utilizing Java, in fact) to permit individuals to contribute, view, assessment, and touch upon the recipes that might make up this ebook. An entire listing could be present in ‘Acknowledgments’. I’m deeply grateful to all of the contributors, who’ve helped transfer this ebook from a dream to the truth that you’ve got in your palms (or onscreen in case you are studying the e book format). Thanks all!
Who This E book Is For
This ebook focuses on constructing Android purposes utilizing Java, the native language of Android purposes. It’s in fact potential to package deal up an internet utility as a cell app (see Recipe 19.10), however will probably be tough to get the all-important 100%-correct person expertise with all the present options of Android that manner.
So. Java. We assume you recognize the fundamentals of the Java language. If not, see Recipe 1.4. We additionally assume you recognize the fundamentals of the Java Normal Version API (since this kinds the premise of Android’s runtime libraries) in addition to the fundamentals of Android. The phrases Exercise, Intent, Service, and content material supplier, whereas not essentially being what you dream about at evening, ought to at the least be acquainted to you. But when not, we’ve obtained you coated: see Recipe 1.2.
This ebook differs from the Samples related to the Android SDK in that it tries to focus extra on how a given piece of know-how works, somewhat than providing you with (as most of the Samples do) a whole, working instance that has each been simplified (to make use of quite simple knowledge) and complex by including in a number of ‘neat’ options which can be irrelevant to the issue at hand.
Writer : O’Reilly Media; 2nd version (June 27, 2017)
Language : English
Paperback : 734 pages
ISBN-10 : 1449374433
ISBN-13 : 978-1449374433
Merchandise Weight : 2.85 kilos
Dimensions : 7.2 x 1.7 x 9.1 inches