Give your students a strong foundation in Java programming and the confidence to build successful mobile applications. ANDROID BOOT CAMP FOR DEVELOPERS USING JAVA: A GUIDE TO CREATING YOUR FIRST ANDROID APPS, by award-winning technology author Corinne Hoisington, helps prepare students with a thorough introduction to Java and the keys to creating effective mobile applications. Designed for a first-semester course in programming, the book can be used by students with no prior Java experience.
The book offers an intensive, hands-on tutorial approach with clear, step-by-step instruction and numerous screen shots to guide readers efficiently through tasks with real-life app examples. Practical callouts and industry tips, exercises that extend learning beyond the book, and a variety of leveled cases and assignments help reinforce students’ understanding of programming logic and Java tools for Android. Effectively prepare student programmers to meet growing business demand for mobile apps with this engaging text.
Table of Contents
1. Voila! Meeting the Android.
2. Simplify! The Android User Interface.
3. Engage! Android User Input, Variables, & Operations.
4. Explore! Icons & Decision Making Controls.
5. Investigate! Android Lists, Arrays, and Web Browsers.
6. Jam! Implementing Audio in Android Apps.
7: Reveal! Displaying Pictures in a GridView.
8: Design! Using a DatePicker on a Tablet
9: Customize! Navigating with Tabs on a Tablet App
10: Move! Creating Animation and Graphics.
11: Discover! Persistent Data.
12: Finale! Publishing your Android App.