The Android platform is reaching new heights in stability, performance, and market penetration. Now is the time to learn about the framework and release that application ... [+]
The Android platform is reaching new heights in stability, performance, and market penetration. Now is the time to learn about the framework and release that application that will change the world. But which course to take? Preferably one that keeps up-to-date with the latest Android versions!
This course is called "Modern Android development" for a reason. You'll learn to use the latest version of the Android platform, in order to make full use of the software stack. The examples provided lead you step by step to a fullly working real-world application.
Android the platform
Open Handset Alliance
I'll see your JVM and raise you a Dalvik
Everything is open
Becoming productive with Android
The Android SDK
The ADT plugin
Android the framework
Events and listeners
Common application tasks
Using a service
Building a service
Saving to the database
Instrumenting the application
Testable Android architecture
You'll come away from "Modern Android development" knowing...
How to build a capable Android application from scratch
Application patterns to prefer and avoid
How to find things effectively in the Android API documentation