Java Programming for Android Developers For Dummies

Java Programming for Android Developers For Dummies

By: Barry Burd (author)Paperback

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Get started creating Android apps with Java in no time! The demand for Android apps is not slowing down but many mobile developers who want to create Android apps lack the necessary Java background. This beginner guide gets you up and running with using Java to create Android apps with no prior knowledge or experienced necessary! * Shows you the basic Java development concepts and techniques that are necessary to develop Android apps * Explores what goes into creating an Android app to give you a better understanding of the various elements * Addresses how to deal with standard programming challenges and debugging Beginning Android Programming with Java For Dummies puts you well on your way toward creating Android apps quickly with Java.

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Barry Burd, PhD, is a professor of mathematics and computer science at Drew University. He leads training courses for professional programmers and has lectured at conferences in America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.


Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Java Programming for Android Developers 9 Chapter 1: All about Java and Android 11 Chapter 2: Getting the Tools That You Need 25 Chapter 3: Running Standard Java Programs 53 Chapter 4: Creating an Android App 77 Part II: Writing Your Own Java Programs 107 Chapter 5: An Ode to Code 109 Chapter 6: Java's Building Blocks 137 Chapter 7: Though These Be Methods, Yet There Is Madness in't 165 Chapter 8: What Java Does (and When 191 Part III: Working with the Big Picture: Object-Oriented Programming 217 Chapter 9: Why Object-Oriented Programming Is Like Selling Cheese 219 Chapter 10: Saving Time and Money: Reusing Existing Code 265 Part IV: Powering Android with Java Code 301 Chapter 11: A Simple Android Example: Responding to a Button Click 303 Chapter 12: Dealing with a Bunch of Things at a Time 325 Chapter 13: An Android Social Media App 351 Chapter 14: Hungry Burds: A Simple Android Game 383 Part V: The Part of Tens 403 Chapter 15: Ten Ways to Avoid Mistakes 405 Chapter 16: Ten Websites for Developers 411 Index 413

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781118504383
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 456
  • ID: 9781118504383
  • weight: 664
  • ISBN10: 1118504380

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