Android Development Tools for Eclipse

Android Development Tools for Eclipse

By: Khirulnizam Abd Rahman (author), Sanjay Shah (author)Paperback

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A standard tutorial aimed at developing Android applications in a practical manner. Android Development Tools for Eclipse is aimed at beginners and existing developers who want to learn more about Android development. It is assumed that you have experience in Java programming and that you have used IDE for development.

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About Author

Sanjay Shah has worked on diverse areas of application development across mobile and web platforms with more than 8 years of experience. He is currently working as a Software Architect and works in the area of Cloud Based Big Data Analytics combined with Distributed Cognition leveraging various Java based technologies He is fond of philosophy and enjoys life in Nepal, the land of highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest. Khirulnizam Abd Rahman is a Computer Science lecturer in the faculty of Information Science and Technology, Selangor International Islamic College, Malaysia. He has been teaching programming since the year 2000. He started publishing Android apps in the year 2010, and his apps among others are Malay Proverb Dictionary (Peribahasa) and m-Mathurat. Currently, he is working on the apps for Windows Phone Version 8.PHP, C#, and Java are also the programming languages that he is familiar with.

Contents

Preface Chapter 1: Installing Eclipse, ADT, and SDK Chapter 2: Important Features of the IDE Chapter 3: Creating a New Android Project Chapter 4: Incorporating Multimedia Elements Chapter 5: Adding RadioButton, CheckBox, Menu, and Preferences Chapter 6: Handling Multiple Screen Types Chapter 7: Adding an External Library Chapter 8: Signing and Distributing APK Index Preface Up Chapter 1: Installing Eclipse, ADT, and SDK Introducing the Android platform What is Android? Introducing the Android app What is Dalvik Virtual? Understanding API level How many versions (distributions) Android has? Preparing for Android development Installing the JDK Installing the Android SDK Installing the Eclipse (Juno) Installing the ADT in Eclipse Juno Linking the Android SDK to the Eclipse Summary Up Chapter 2: Important Features of the IDE Project explorer Code editor Graphical layout editor Android manifest editor Menu editor Resources editor XML resources editor Graphical user interface designer The configuration chooser The screen layout designer Properties window Debugging pane Dalvik Debug Monitor Server (DDMS) SDK manager Android virtual device manager Running the Application Getting help Summary Up Chapter 3: Creating a New Android Project Creating a new Android application project String resources Using the graphical layout designer The XML layout code editor Widget interactions through the source code editor Toast message Running the application on the emulator Running the application on an Android device Summary Up Chapter 4: Incorporating Multimedia Elements Adding a TableLayout Adding the image resources Adding ImageView Adding ImageButtons Assigning the widget's ID ImageButtons and handling event Adding audio Adding another screen in the app Adding HTML to WebView Intent and Activity The final product run and test Summary Up Chapter 5: Adding RadioButton, CheckBox, Menu, and Preferences Creating a new project Adding a RadioGroup, RadioButton, and a TextField Adding a CheckBox Adding a menu Defining the Strings Defining the Preference screen Hook up Binding the menu and Preference Getting values from Preferences Run the application Summary Up Chapter 6: Handling Multiple Screen Types Using wrap content and match parent Fragment Defining Fragment and Landscape layout Hook up in the Main Layout file Running the application Optimizing for tablet Persisting the state information during the state transition Summary Up Chapter 7: Adding an External Library Creating an account at the AdMob website Adding Site/Application Choosing the Ad Network Mediation Adding AdMob SDK to the project Making changes in the manifest file Adding the AdMob widget/view in the layout file Running the application Summary Up Chapter 8: Signing and Distributing APK APK Android package Preparing for release Compilation for release Generating a private key Signing Alignment Using the Eclipse ADT for release Publishing to Google Play Getting help Summary

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/07/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781782161103
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9781782161103
  • weight: 261
  • ISBN10: 1782161104

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