Android App Development For Dummies
This is the updated edition of the bestselling guide to Android app development. If you have ambitions to build an Android app, this hands-on guide gives you everything you need to dig into the development process and turn your great idea into a reality! In this new edition of Android App Development For Dummies, you'll find it easy-to-follow access to the latest programming techniques that take advantage of the new features of the Android operating system. And, two programs are provided: a simple program to get you started and an intermediate program that uses more advanced aspects of the Android platform. Android mobile devices currently account for nearly 80 per cent of mobile phone market share worldwide, making it the best platform to reach the widest possible audience. With the help of this friendly guide, developers of all stripes will quickly find out how to install the tools they need, design a good user interface, grasp the design differences between phone and tablet applications, handle user input, avoid common pitfalls, and turn a "meh" app into one that garners applause. It helps to create seriously cool apps for the latest Android smart phones and tablets. It helps you to adapt your existing apps for use on an Android device. It helps you to start working with programs and tools to create Android apps. It helps to publish your apps to the Google Play Store. Whether you're a new or veteran programmer, Android App Development For Dummies will have you up and running with the ins and outs of the Android platform in no time.