Android Development Tools for Eclipse

By Sanjay Shah , Khirulnizam Abd Rahman
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About this book

The increase in Android’s popularity with every passing day cannot be understated. This has resulted in a large programmer base willing to contribute to its success. Eclipse has a powerful IDE and has been adopted widely by programmers across the globe. The focus of ADT is to use existing familiar territory and ease development of Android applications. In this sense, ADT provides a one stop solution for Android application development.

Android Development Tools for Eclipse is a step-by-step guide that provides you with hands-on, practical, and to the point discussion and steps for using Eclipse tools for developing, debugging, and signing Android applications for distribution. It also teaches you to incorporate advertisements to monetize your applications. Every concept and its usage has been demonstrated in this book by implementing them via real world applications.

Android Development Tools for Eclipse starts with the installation of ADT, and then discusses important tools before guiding you through Android application development from scratch, demonstrating different concepts and implementation before finally helping you distribute your applications in the Android market. You will start the development of your first application, explore project structure, and add different widgets including multimedia ones.

You will learn everything about developing, debugging, testing, distributing, and monetizing your Android application using Eclipse ADT.

Publication date:
July 2013
Publisher
Packt
Pages
144
ISBN
9781782161103

About the Authors

  • Sanjay Shah

    Sanjay Shah has more than 9 years of experience of working in diverse areas of application development across mobile and web platforms. He is currently working as a software architect and has a number of enterprise applications to his name.

    He is the co-author of the book Android Development Tools for Eclipse, Packt Publishing, also co-authored by Khirulnizam Abd Rahman.

    Along with being a literature enthusiast, he is fond of philosophy and enjoys life in Nepal, the land of the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest.

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  • Khirulnizam Abd Rahman

    Khirulnizam Abd Rahman is a Computer Science lecturer in the faculty of Information Science and Technology, Selangor International Islamic College, Malaysia. He has been teaching programming since the year 2000. He started publishing Android apps in the year 2010, and his apps among others are Malay Proverb Dictionary (Peribahasa) and m-Mathurat. Currently, he is working on the apps for Windows Phone Version 8. PHP, C#, and Java are also the programming languages that he is familiar with.

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