Professional Android 2 Application Development
Providing concise and compelling examples Professional Android 2 Application Development is an updated and expanded guide that lets developers quickly construct real-world mobile applications for Android phones using version 2.1 of the Android SDK.
Some of the most important features introduced (or significantly revised for version 2) include:
- Creating widgets, Live Folders, and Live Wallpaper.
- Revised Bluetooth, telephony, and networking APIs.
- Revised Sensor API for using the accelerometer and compass.
- An updated look at how to create and use background Services and Alarms.
- Using the camera, microphone, and multimedia services
- An expanded look at external resources
- Using the new Contacts API
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 Hello, Android.
CHAPTER 2 Getting Started.
CHAPTER 3 Creating Applications and Activities.
CHAPTER 4 Creating User Interfaces.
CHAPTER 5 Intents, Broadcast Receivers, Adapters, and the Internet.
CHAPTER 6 Files, Saving State, and Preferences.
CHAPTER 7 Databases and Content Providers.
CHAPTER 8 Maps, Geocoding, and Location-Based Services.
CHAPTER 9 Working in the Background.
CHAPTER 10 Invading the Phone-Top.
CHAPTER 11 Audio, Video, and Using the Camera.
CHAPTER 12 Telephony and SMS.
CHAPTER 13 Bluetooth, Networks, andWi-Fi.
CHAPTER 14 Sensors.
CHAPTER 15 Advanced Android Development.
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