Android Studio 3.5 Development Essentials - Java Edition

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  • Create an Android app in Android Studio environment
  • Reduce the amount of code using Android Studio Editor
  • Differentiate between Java Code and XML layout files
  • Handle touch and multi-touch events
  • Implement gesture and pinch recognition system
  • Publish your application on Google Play console

Android applications have become an important part of our daily lives and lots of effort goes into developing an Android application. This book will help you to build your own Android applications using Java.

Android Studio 3.5 Development Essentials - Java Edition first teaches you to install android development and test environment on different operating systems. Next, you will create an Android app and a virtual device in Android studio, and install an Android application on emulator. You will test apps on physical android devices, then study Android Studio code editor and constraint layout, Android architecture, the anatomy of an Android app, and Android activity state changes. The book then covers advanced topics such as views and widgets implementation, multi-window support integration, and biometric authentication; and, finally, you will learn to upload your app to Google Play console and handle the build process with Gradle.

By the end of this book, you will have gained enough knowledge to develop powerful Android applications using Java.

  • Create an Android application from scratch
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of Android SDK and architecture
  • Master advanced topics such as Google Map integration
Page Count 778
Course Length 23 hours 20 minutes
ISBN 9781951442019
Date Of Publication 13 May 2019


Neil Smyth

Neil Smyth has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry, including roles in software development and enterprise level UNIX and Linux system administration. In addition to a bachelor of science degree in information technology, he also holds A+, Security+, Network+, Project+ and Microsoft Certified Professional certifications, and is a CIW database design specialist. Neil is the co-founder and CEO of Payload Media, Inc., a technical content publishing company, and is the author of the "Essentials" range of programming and system administration books.