eBook Expert Android, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 143024951X
  • ISBN-13: 9781430249511
  • DDC: 005.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 436 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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From the leading publisher of Android books, Apress’ Expert Android gives you advanced techniques for customizing views, controls, and layouts. You’ll learn to develop apps in record time using JSON, Advanced Form Processing, and the BaaS (Backend As A Service) platform Parse. The book also includes extensive coverage on OpenGL, Search, and Telephony. With these advanced and time saving technologies you’ll be able to release compelling mobile applications in Google Play and the Amazon Appstore at a rapid pace. In Expert Android, you’ll learn to: Borrow, reuse, or build custom Android UI components Create 3D experiences using OpenGL ES 2.0 Write collaborative applications in the Parse cloud and communicate with your app user community through Parse Push Technology Reduce the time-to-market while creating rock solid apps for multiple devices Whether you are an individual or enterprise developer, in Expert Android you’ll find  the advanced techniques and practices to take your mobile apps to the next level. Regardless of the Android release, this book serves as your definitive, capstone reference for your Apress Android experience.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
About the Authors.
About the Technical Reviewer.
Exploring Custom Views.
Exploring Compound Controls.
Principles and Practice of Custom Layouts.
JSON for On-Device Persistence.
Programming for Multiple Devices.
Advanced Form Processing.
Using the Telephony APIs.
Advanced Debugging and Analysis.
Programming 3D Graphics with OpenGL.
Introduction to Android Search.
Simple Search Suggestion Provider.
Custom Search Suggestion Provider.
Introduction to Cloud Storage with Parse.
Enhancing Parse with Parcelables.
Exploring Push Notifications with Parse.