Android in Action, Third Edition takes you far beyond “Hello Android”. You will master the SDK, build WebKit apps using HTML 5, and even learn to extend or replace Android’s built-in features. You will find interesting examples on every page as you explore cross-platform graphics with RenderScript, the updated notification system, and the Native Development Kit. This book also introduces important tablet concepts like drag-and-drop, fragments, and the Action Bar, all new in Android 3.
- Covers Android 3.x
- SDK and WebKit development from the ground up
- Driving a robot with Bluetooth and sensors
- Image processing with Native C code
This book is written for hobbyists and developers. A background in Java is helpful? no prior experience with Android is assumed.
Frank Ableson and Robi Sen are entrepreneurs focused on mobile and web products, and on novel wireless technologies, respectively. Chris King is a senior mobile engineer and C. Enrique Ortiz a mobile technologist, developer, and author.