Android 6 Essentials

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  • Familiarize yourself with the features of Android 6
  • Code with the new Android permissions model
  • Use apps auto backup and restore lost data automatically
  • Increase user engagement with apps through an assistant using triggers and providing contextual assistance
  • Assess and handle proper usage of the API
  • Work with Audio,Video,Camera in Android 6
  • Utilize the new features in Android for professional purposes
  • Understand and code Chrome’s custom tabs

Android 6 is the latest and greatest version of the Android operating system, and comes packed with cutting edge new features for you to harness for the benefit of building better applications.

This step-by-step guide will take you through the basics of the Android Marshmallow permissions model and beyond into other crucial areas such as the Audio,Video,Camera API and Android’s at work features. Learn how to create, deploy, and manage Android applications with Marshmallow’s API and the latest functionalities.

The combination of instructions and real-world examples will make your application deployment and testing a breeze.

  • Learn how to utilize the robust features of Android 6 to design, develop, and publish better Android applications
  • Get useful guidance on creating new apps or migrating existing apps to support features such as app permissions, app links, fingerprint authentication, etc
  • A fast paced guide, packed with hands-on examples that ties all the features such as API, audio, video, camera, tab customization together under a single cover
Page Count 122
Course Length 3 hours 39 minutes
ISBN 9781785884412
Date Of Publication 2 Dec 2015


Yossi Elkrief

Yossi Elkrief is an Android enthusiast with over 7 years of experience in the Android platform and is currently working as an Android architect and group leader at Tikal Knowledge.

Among his previous experiences, the noteworthy ones include ooVoo, Fiverr, Mobli, and Glide, reaching out to over 135 million users worldwide.

Yossi is a mentor at Google Launchpad, a lecturer on IoT and mobile development, and co-tech lead on the Madgera accelerator. He cofounded the GDG Be'er Sheva group and co-leads the group today, holding technology events for the technology community in Israel. He has a spouse and a daughter, and he lives in Be'er Sheva, Israel.

His main interests are Liverpool Football Club and his Android mini collectibles collection, with over 120 different pieces. You can find him on LinkedIn at, on GitHub at MaTriXy, and on Google+ at Yossi.Elkrief.