|Number of Pages||161 Pages|
|Dimensions (Cms)||15 x 1 x 22|
This book is written to cover all the aspects of Android in a comprehensive way. Apart from the basics of Android, this book covers its various features like tools for development of app and applications of Android platform. Authors have tried to write the book in a simple and student friendly language so that it can be easily understood. Although various books on Android are available in the market but it was found that students still look for a book that covers fundamentals of Android in simple format. This book is also intended for experienced software developers who want to develop applications in the Android mobile environment. It assumes readers to have some experience with the Java programming language. Authors hope that this book will be very much useful to students of B.Tech, diploma, PGDCA and also who are studying Android as additional topic of interest or as a part of their computer course. Authors expect that readers find this book fairly comprehensive and also find the example-based learning reasonably motivating. The goal of ‘starting with Android’ is to get readers to think in Android terms. Contents history of mobile phone platforms br>Chapter 1. Getting started with Android a. What is Android – Android versions, architecture of Android B. Requirements for developing applications- Android, SDK tools, Android Studio C. Creating first Hello app br>D anatomy of Android application a. What is Android – Android versions, architecture of Android B. Requirements for developing applications- Android, SDK tools, Android Studio C. Creating first Hello app br>D anatomy of Android application br>Chapter 2. Understanding activities and instruments a. Activity concept B. Life cycle of activity C. Concept of intent br>D linking two activities br>Chapter 3. Knowing user interface a. View and view groups B. Layouts C. Managing orientation br>D controlling orientation br>Chapter 4. Designing user interface a. Basic views B. Event handling of views C. Progress bar view br>D picker views- time picker, data picker e. List view br>Chapter 5. Image views and grid view a. Gallery and image view - gridview to show images B. Web view br>Chapter 6. Working with menus a. Options menu B. Context menu C. Popup menu br>Chapter 7. Data persistence a. Shared preferences, saving data using sharedpreference, 2. Retrieving data using shared preference B. External and internal storage of memory, I) storing data, 2) retrieving data C. Sqlite br>Chapter 8. Sending SMS a. Sms using smsmanager B. Sending SMS using built in SMS application C. Receiving SMS messages br>Chapter 9. Android services a. Life cycle of service B. Example implementing service.