Android 6 for Programmers: An App-Driven Approach by Paul Deitel

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By Paul Deitel

The pro programmer’s Deitel® consultant to phone and pill app improvement utilizing Android™ 6 and Android Studio Billions of apps were downloaded from Google Play™! This booklet promises every thing you want to commence constructing nice apps quick and getting them released on Google Play™. The ebook makes use of an app-driven approach–each new expertise is mentioned within the context of 8 absolutely coded and proven Android apps, entire with syntax shading, code highlighting, code walkthroughs and pattern outputs. Apps you’ll increase comprise:

  • Welcome App
  • Cannon video game
  • Tip Calculator
  • climate Viewer
  • Flag Quiz
  • Twitter® Searches
  • Doodlz
  • deal with Book

Practical, Example-Rich insurance of:

  • Android 6, Android Studio: Gradle™, Vector Asset Studio, subject Editor
  • Material layout App Templates and Themes
  • AppCompat Library, Android layout aid Library, RecyclerView, FloatingActionButton, TextInputLayout
  • Material layout Elevation and Icons
  • REST internet Services/JSON, Threading, SQLite™ Database, Android 6 Permissions
  • Cursors, Loaders, ContentProviders
  • Supporting a number of monitor Sizes/Resolutions
  • Accessibility, Internationalization
  • Activities, Fragments, Intents, Preferences
  • GUIs, Layouts, Menus, source documents, occasions, Touch/Gesture Processing, photographs, Audio, images, Animation
  • Immersive Mode, PrintHelper
  • Google Play™ shop, App Publishing, Pricing, advertising, In-App ads, In-App Billing, digital items and more




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About This publication

The first-generation Android telephones have been published in October 2008. As of June 2015, Android had 82.8% of the worldwide phone industry percentage, in comparison to 13.9% for Apple and 2.6% for Microsoft (http:// Billions of apps were downloaded from Google Play and multiple billion Android units have been shipped all over the world in 2014 ( 1-billion-for-first-time-in-2014/). The possibilities for Android app builders are enormous.


This e-book offers modern computing applied sciences for pro software program builders. on the center of the booklet is the Deitel app-driven approach–concepts are awarded within the context of entire operating Android apps, instead of utilizing code snippets. The creation and app try drives in the beginning of every bankruptcy convey a number of pattern executions. The book’s resource code is accessible at


The apps during this booklet have been conscientiously designed to introduce you to key Android gains and APIs. You’ll fast examine every thing you must commence development Android apps–beginning with a test-drive of the end Calculator app in bankruptcy 1, then development one new app in each one of Chapters 2 via nine. by the point you achieve bankruptcy 10, you’ll have the ability to create your personal apps for submission to Google Play and different app marketplaces. You’ll grasp the Google Play submission method, together with importing your apps. You’ll come to a decision even if to promote your apps or provide them at no cost, and the right way to industry them through social media and monetize them with in-app advertisements, in-app billing, digital items and more.


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