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New Book from Elektor: Android Apps

December 10, 2013 | 14:37
New Book from Elektor: Android Apps
New Book from Elektor: Android Apps

Do you have an Android smartphone or tablet? Would you like to use it to control your espresso machine, your toaster or to improve your animated Christmas decorations? Do you have an idea for a cool game or some other useful app? If you answered yes to these questions then you may have to do some Android application programming. For those who do not know where to start we have the solution: our brand new Android Apps programming book. This book takes you step by step through the Android system and shows you how to go about creating your own apps.


The book starts with an introduction of the Android operating system and explains how to set up an application development environment for it. Then the basics of the programming language are detailed and you start writing your first app. Little by little the book takes you further, you will learn how to use the integrated peripherals like the GPS and other sensors and display the data the Android way. You are taught how to add multimedia content and how to connect to the w-w-web. Once you have completed all the examples you will be able to stream video from the Internet use web apps and communicate with databases. In addition to writing applications in the Java programming language, this book also explains how Javascript or PHP scripts can be used to program apps.


Member Only Offer:

Elektor magazine members take advantage of £5 discount and free shipping. Be smart. Order this book along with other Elektor products and get free shipping on the whole order!

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