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Using a hands-on, student-friendly approach, Android Programming Concepts provides a comprehensive foundation for the development of mobile applications for devices and tablets powered by Android. This text offers in-depth coverage of the topics outlined by the official Android developer API guides, leading a programmer with object oriented programming skills through the app development process. Each chapter features a collection of well-designed and classroom tested lab examples, providing an opportunity to apply specific Android concepts while supported by visual guides, explanations, and code listings.
- Android Studio, the official development environment by Google, is used to develop all applications
- Includes 44 practical and interesting lab examples linked to real-world mobile problems, including constructing games with moving graphics and responding to sensor data
- Mobile programming commences in Chapter 1 with the development of two native Android applications, beginning with a problem statement and storyboard and ending with an executable app
- Each chapter concludes with skill-oriented questions designed to test comprehension of key concepts
Mobile Programming using Android
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Building User Interfaces and Basic Applications
Chapter 3 Activities and Intents
Chapter 4 Fragments, ActionBar, and Menus
Chapter 5 Graphics, Drawing, Audio
Chapter 6 Threads, Handlers, and Programmatic Movement
Chapter 7 Touch Gestures
Chapter 8 Sensors and Camera
Chapter 9 File Storage, Shared Preferences, SQLite
Trish Cornez-University of Redlands, California
Trish Cornez is a mobile app developer and senior lecturer in Computer Science at the Unviersity of Redlands. Trish has taught Android programming since 2010.
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9781284070750
- ISBN-13: 9781449600082
Richard Cornez-University of Redlands, California
Richard Cornez is a faculty member of the University of Redlands Mathematics and Computer Science Department, where he teaches courses that blend programming with Mathematics.