Android programming : the Big Nerd Ranch guide

Type:
boek
Titel:
Android programming : the Big Nerd Ranch guide
Auteur:
Phillips, Bill; Big Nerd Ranch (Firm); Hardy, Brian
Jaar:
2013
Taal:
Engels
Uitgever:
Atlanta : Big Nerd Ranch, 2013
Paginering:
Xxii, 602 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Nota:
Includes index.
Plaatsnummer:
GKG.LWB.681.32.7 PHIL 13 (Graaf Karel de Goedelaan Kortrijk)
ISBN:
9780321804334
0321804333
Onderwerp:
Android (Electronic resource)
Application software Development
Samenvatting:
An introductory Android book for programmers with Java experience. Based on Big Nerd Ranch's popular Android Bootcamp course, this guide will lead you through the wilderness using hands-on example apps combined with clear explanations of key concepts and APIs. This book focuses on practical techniques for developing apps compatible with all versions of Android widely used today (Android 2.2--4.2). Write and run code every step of the way--creating apps that catalog crime scenes, browse photos, track your jogging route, and more. Each chapter and app has been designed and tested to provide the knowledge and experience you need to get started in Android development.--From publisher description., Learning Android. Your first Android application -- Android and Model-View-Controller -- The Activity lifecycle -- Debugging Android apps -- Your second activity -- Android SDK versions and compatibility -- UI fragments and the Fragment Manager -- Creating user interfaces with layouts and widgets -- Displaying lists with ListFragment -- Using fragment arguments -- Using ViewPager -- Dialogs -- Audio playback using MediaPlayer -- Retained fragments -- Localization -- The action bar -- Saving and loading local files -- Context menus and contextual action mode -- Camera I: Viewfinder -- Camera II: taking pictures and handling images -- Implicit intents -- Two-pane master-detail interfaces -- More about intents and tasks -- Styles and includes -- XML drawables and 9-patches -- HTTP & background tasks -- Loopers, handlers, and HandlerThread -- Search -- Background services -- Broadcast intents -- Browsing the web & WebView -- Custom views and touch events -- Tracking the device's location -- Local databases with SQLite -- Loading asynchronous data with loaders -- Using maps -- Afterword.
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