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Beginning Android Tablet Application Development

Beginning Android Tablet Application Development

Wei-Meng Lee

ISBN: 978-1-118-10673-0

Aug 2011

288 pages

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Description

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.

INTRODUCTION xiii

PART I: QUICK TOUR OF ANDROID 3 FOR TABLETS.

CHAPTER 1: GETTING STARTED WITH ANDROID PROGRAMMING FOR TABLETS 3

CHAPTER 2: COMPONENTS OF AN ANDROID TABLET APPLICATION 29

CHAPTER 3: ANDROID USER INTERFACE 65

PART II: PROJECTS.

CHAPTER 4: CREATING LOCATION-BASED SERVICES APPLICATIONS 109

CHAPTER 5: SMS MESSAGING AND NETWORKING 151

CHAPTER 6: PUBLISHING ANDROID APPLICATIONS 205

PART III: APPENDICES.

APPENDIX A: USING ECLIPSE FOR ANDROID DEVELOPMENT 229

APPENDIX B: USING THE ANDROID EMULATOR 243

APPENDIX C: ANSWERS TO EXERCISES 259

INDEX 263

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