Android Programming In Java: Starting with an App 3rd Ed (I/O Press)
Wednesday, 29 November 2017

This book not only shows you how common tasks are done in Android Studio, but also explains why they are done in a particular way. Mike James also shows how having done something once you can generalize the approach to components you haven’t previously encountered. Revised and updated for Android Studio 3, it covers the use of lambdas and new features of the ConstraintLayout.

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Author: Mike James
Publisher: I/O Press Date: Nov 2017
Pages: 314
ISBN: 978-1871962550
Print: 1871962552
Audience: Android programmers
Level: Intermediate

 

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  • Getting started with Android Studio
  • Activity and User Interface
  • Building a Simple UI
  • Android Events
  • Basic Controls
  • Working with Layouts
  • ConstraintLayout
  • Programming the UI
  • Menus - Toolbar
  • Menus - Context and Popup
  • Resources
  • Bitmap Graphics
  • Life Cycle of an Activity
  • Spinners
  • Pickers
  • ListView and Adapters

 

There are plenty of examples in this book that are stripped down to let you see what is essential. The book focuses on the things you need to know to write an app, in particular creating the user interface (UI), because this is what you spend most of your time working on even if the app in question is sophisticated.

 

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