Beginning Android Tablet Application Development.

By: Lee, Wei-MengContributor(s): Lee, Wei-MengPublisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2011Copyright date: ©2011Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (256 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118150757Subject(s): Android (Electronic resource);Application software -- Development.;Tablet computersGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Beginning Android Tablet Application DevelopmentDDC classification: 004.16 LOC classification: QA76.76.A65 -- L44 2011ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Beginning: Android™ Tablet Application Development -- Contents -- Introduction -- Part I: Quick Tour of Android 3 for Tablets -- Chapter 1: Getting Started With Android Programming for Tablets -- What Is Android? -- Android Versions -- Android Devices in the Market -- The Android Market -- Obtaining the Required Tools -- Java JDK -- Eclipse -- Downloading the Android SDK -- Installing the Packages -- Creating Android Virtual Devices (AVDs) -- Android Development Tools (ADT) -- Creating Your First Android Application -- Anatomy of an Android Application -- Summary -- Chapter 2: Components of an Android Tablet Application -- Activities -- Fragments -- Adding Fragments Dynamically -- Understanding the Life Cycle of a Fragment -- Interactions between Fragments -- Utilizing the Action Bar -- Adding Action Items to the Action Bar -- Customizing the Action Items and Application Icon -- Summary -- Chapter 3: Android User Interface -- Views and ViewGroups -- LinearLayout -- AbsoluteLayout -- TableLayout -- RelativeLayout -- FrameLayout -- ScrollView -- Basic Views -- TextView View -- Common Views -- Fragments -- ListFragment -- DialogFragment -- PreferenceFragment -- Summary -- Part II: Projects -- Chapter 4: Creating Location- Based Services Applications -- Displaying Maps -- Creating the Project -- Obtaining the Maps API Key -- Displaying the Map -- Displaying the Zoom Control -- Changing Views -- Navigating to a Specific Location -- Adding Markers -- Getting the Location That Was Touched -- Geocoding and Reverse Geocoding -- Getting Location Data -- Summary -- Chapter 5: SMS Messaging and Networking -- SMS Messaging -- Sending SMS Messages Programmatically -- Getting Feedback after Sending the Message -- Sending SMS Messages Using Intent -- Receiving SMS Messages -- Caveats and Warnings -- Project: Building the Location Tracker Applications.
Sending E- Mail -- Networking -- Downloading Binary Data -- Downloading Text Files -- Accessing Web Services Using the GET Method -- Performing Asynchronous Calls -- Summary -- Chapter 6: Publishing Android Applications -- Preparing for Publishing -- Versioning -- Digitally Signing Your Android Applications -- Deploying APK Files -- Using the adb.exe Tool -- Using a Web Server -- Publishing on the Android Market -- Summary -- Part III: Appendices -- Appendix A: Using Eclipse for Android Development -- Getting Around in Eclipse -- Workspaces -- Package Explorer -- Using Projects from Other Workspaces -- Editors -- Perspectives -- Auto Import of Namespaces -- Code Completion -- Refactoring -- Debugging -- Setting Breakpoints -- Exceptions -- Appendix B: Using the Android Emulator -- Uses of the Android Emulator -- Creating Snapshots -- Installing Custom AVDs -- Emulating Real Devices -- SD Card Emulation -- Emulating Devices with Different Screen Sizes -- Emulating Physical Capabilities -- Sending SMS Messages to the Emulator -- Making Phone Calls -- Transferring Files into and out of the Emulator -- Resetting the Emulator -- Appendix C: Answers to Exercises -- Index.
Summary: A full-color, fast-paced introduction to developing tablet applications using Android The new release of Android 3 brings the full power of Android to tablet computing and this hands-on guide offers an introduction to developing tablet applications using this new Android release. Veteran author Wei-Meng Lee explains how Android 3 is specifically optimized for tablet computing and he details Android's tablet-specific functions. Beginning with the basics, this book moves at a steady pace to provide everything you need to know to begin successfully developing your own Android tablet applications. Serves as a full-color, hands-on introduction to developing tablet applications with the new Android 3 Offers a helpful overview of Android 3 programming for tablets Details the components of Android tablet applications Highlights ways to build the Android user interface for tablets, create location-based services, publish Android applications, use Eclipse for Android development, and employ the Android emulator Beginning Android Tablet Application Development is an ideal starting point for getting started with using Android 3 to develop tablet applications.
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Intro -- Beginning: Android™ Tablet Application Development -- Contents -- Introduction -- Part I: Quick Tour of Android 3 for Tablets -- Chapter 1: Getting Started With Android Programming for Tablets -- What Is Android? -- Android Versions -- Android Devices in the Market -- The Android Market -- Obtaining the Required Tools -- Java JDK -- Eclipse -- Downloading the Android SDK -- Installing the Packages -- Creating Android Virtual Devices (AVDs) -- Android Development Tools (ADT) -- Creating Your First Android Application -- Anatomy of an Android Application -- Summary -- Chapter 2: Components of an Android Tablet Application -- Activities -- Fragments -- Adding Fragments Dynamically -- Understanding the Life Cycle of a Fragment -- Interactions between Fragments -- Utilizing the Action Bar -- Adding Action Items to the Action Bar -- Customizing the Action Items and Application Icon -- Summary -- Chapter 3: Android User Interface -- Views and ViewGroups -- LinearLayout -- AbsoluteLayout -- TableLayout -- RelativeLayout -- FrameLayout -- ScrollView -- Basic Views -- TextView View -- Common Views -- Fragments -- ListFragment -- DialogFragment -- PreferenceFragment -- Summary -- Part II: Projects -- Chapter 4: Creating Location- Based Services Applications -- Displaying Maps -- Creating the Project -- Obtaining the Maps API Key -- Displaying the Map -- Displaying the Zoom Control -- Changing Views -- Navigating to a Specific Location -- Adding Markers -- Getting the Location That Was Touched -- Geocoding and Reverse Geocoding -- Getting Location Data -- Summary -- Chapter 5: SMS Messaging and Networking -- SMS Messaging -- Sending SMS Messages Programmatically -- Getting Feedback after Sending the Message -- Sending SMS Messages Using Intent -- Receiving SMS Messages -- Caveats and Warnings -- Project: Building the Location Tracker Applications.

Sending E- Mail -- Networking -- Downloading Binary Data -- Downloading Text Files -- Accessing Web Services Using the GET Method -- Performing Asynchronous Calls -- Summary -- Chapter 6: Publishing Android Applications -- Preparing for Publishing -- Versioning -- Digitally Signing Your Android Applications -- Deploying APK Files -- Using the adb.exe Tool -- Using a Web Server -- Publishing on the Android Market -- Summary -- Part III: Appendices -- Appendix A: Using Eclipse for Android Development -- Getting Around in Eclipse -- Workspaces -- Package Explorer -- Using Projects from Other Workspaces -- Editors -- Perspectives -- Auto Import of Namespaces -- Code Completion -- Refactoring -- Debugging -- Setting Breakpoints -- Exceptions -- Appendix B: Using the Android Emulator -- Uses of the Android Emulator -- Creating Snapshots -- Installing Custom AVDs -- Emulating Real Devices -- SD Card Emulation -- Emulating Devices with Different Screen Sizes -- Emulating Physical Capabilities -- Sending SMS Messages to the Emulator -- Making Phone Calls -- Transferring Files into and out of the Emulator -- Resetting the Emulator -- Appendix C: Answers to Exercises -- Index.

A full-color, fast-paced introduction to developing tablet applications using Android The new release of Android 3 brings the full power of Android to tablet computing and this hands-on guide offers an introduction to developing tablet applications using this new Android release. Veteran author Wei-Meng Lee explains how Android 3 is specifically optimized for tablet computing and he details Android's tablet-specific functions. Beginning with the basics, this book moves at a steady pace to provide everything you need to know to begin successfully developing your own Android tablet applications. Serves as a full-color, hands-on introduction to developing tablet applications with the new Android 3 Offers a helpful overview of Android 3 programming for tablets Details the components of Android tablet applications Highlights ways to build the Android user interface for tablets, create location-based services, publish Android applications, use Eclipse for Android development, and employ the Android emulator Beginning Android Tablet Application Development is an ideal starting point for getting started with using Android 3 to develop tablet applications.

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