Take a practical approach to becoming a leading-edge Android developer, learning by example while combining the many technologies needed to create a successful, up-to-date web app.
Practical Android Projects introduces the Android software development kit and development tools of the trade, and then dives into building cool-looking and fun apps that put Android's amazing capabilities to work. Android is the powerful, full-featured, open source mobile platform that powers phones like Google Nexus, Motorola Droid, Samsung Galaxy S, and a variety of HTC phones and tablet computers.
What you'll learn
In Practical Android Projects, you'll work on real-world projects such as:
Hosting an Android BASIC interpreter
Extending your Java-based Android applications with embedded Lua
Scripting your Android device with SL4A
Adding Twitter and Facebook to your applications
Using 2D graphics and animations for casual games
Who this book is for
Practical Android Projects is for any developer new to the Android platform who wants to learn to build mobile applications. Knowledge of the fundamentals of Java programming is assumed.