The book, Android Application Development Black Book, is a one-time reference book that covers all aspects of Android application development in an easy-to-understand approach—for example, how to design user interface by using Views and ViewGroups, how to persistently store data by using content providers, how to design mobile applications displaying pictures and menus by using Views, how to develop Android mobile applications for sending messages and e-mails, how to work with location services and maps, how to run background services in the mobile applications, how to develop applications supporting audio, video, and camera of a mobile device, etc. The book explores these concepts with appropriate examples and executable applications.
Pradeep Kothari holds the B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication and has about 9 years of industry experience in developing, architecting, and deploying enterprise-level mobile technological product and solutions for Windows mobile, J2ME, Android, and iOS based devices while working in some top technology companies in the domain of Telecom, Gaming, Mobile content solutions, and Education technology. Pradeep started his software carrier writing Mobile apps for Pocket PC 2003 (early version of windows mobile) in the early days of evolution of smart phones. He then progressed to Android and iOS programming for handled devices. He also provided consulting to some top technology companies like Lionbridge Inc. and Microsoft Learning. Currently, he is a Ph.D. researcher in the field of mobility and a Technical Manager with a technology company, where he is leading a team in designing and developing cutting edge enterprise mobile products for mobile phones as well as tablets.
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