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  • Develop applications using the latest Android framework while maintaining backward-compatibility with the support library
  • Create engaging applications using knowledge gained from recipes on graphics, animations, and multimedia
  • Work through succinct steps on specifics that will help you complete your project faster
  • Add location awareness to your own app with examples using the latest Google Play services API
  • Utilize Google Speech Recognition APIs for your app

The Android OS has the largest installation base of any operating system in the world; there has never been a better time to learn Android development to write your own applications, or to make your own contributions to the open source community!

With this extensively updated cookbook, you’ll find solutions for working with the user interfaces, multitouch gestures, location awareness, web services, and device features such as the phone, camera, and accelerometer. You also get useful steps on packaging your app for the Android Market. Each recipe provides a clear solution and sample code you can use in your project right away.

Whether you are writing your first app or your hundredth, this is a book that you will come back to time and time again, with its many tips and tricks on the rich features of Android Pie.

  • Uncover the latest features in Android 9 Pie to make your applications stand out
  • Develop Android Pie applications with the latest mobile technologies, from set up to security
  • Get up-to-speed with Android Studio 3 and its impressive new features
Page Count 464
Course Length 13 hours 55 minutes
ISBN 9781788991216
Date Of Publication 18 Oct 2018


Rick Boyer

Rick Boyer has been programming professionally for over 20 years. He has written apps on Windows, created websites, and coded for various mobile devices, including Windows CE, Windows Phone, and Android. Almost eight years ago, he took the plunge and started his own software consulting business, NightSky Development, focusing exclusively on Android development.