Android How to Program 3rd Edition
For courses in Android Programming. Thinking like a developer – from the start. Created by world-renowned programming instructors Paul and Harvey Deitel, Android How to Program, Third Edition introduces the dynamic world of Android smartphone and tablet app development with the Android Software Development Kit (SDK), the Java(TM) programming language, and the rapidly evolving Android Studio Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Updated to Android 6 and Google’s preferred Android Studio IDE, the Third Edition presents cutting-edge mobile computing technologies. The Deitels’ App-driven Approach helps readers master Android app development through eight complete, working Android apps. Each chapter features new concepts through a single app. The authors begin with an introduction to the app, followed by an app test-drive showing sample executions and a technologies overview. Next, they present detailed steps to build the app. Finally, they provide a detailed code walkthrough of the app’s source code, discussing the programming concepts and Android APIs used in the app. The book also has an extensive introduction to programming using the Java language, making it appropriate for Java courses that want to add an app-programming flavor.
About the Author
Paul Deitel, CEO and Chief Technical Officer of Deitel & Associates, Inc., has more than 30 years of experience in computing and is a graduate of MIT, where he studied Information Technology. He holds the Java Certified Programmer and Java Certified Developer designations and is an Oracle Java Champion. Paul was named as a Microsoft(R) Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for C# in 2012-2014. Through Deitel & Associates, Inc., he has delivered hundreds of programming courses worldwide to clients, including Cisco, IBM, Siemens, Sun Microsystems, Dell, Fidelity, NASA at the Kennedy Space Center, the National Severe Storm Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, Rogue Wave Software, Boeing, SunGard, Nortel Networks, Puma, iRobot, Invensys, and many more. He and his coauthor, Dr. Harvey Deitel, are the world’s best-selling programming-language textbook/professional book/video authors. Dr. Harvey Deitel, Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer of Deitel & Associates, Inc., has more than 50 years of experience in the computer field. Dr. Deitel earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from MIT and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Boston University – he studied computing in each of these programs before they spun off Computer Science departments. He has extensive college teaching experience, including earning tenure and serving as the Chairman of the Computer Science Department at Boston College before founding Deitel & Associates, Inc., in 1991 with his son, Paul. The Deitels’ publications have earned international recognition, with translations published in Japanese, German, Russian, Spanish, French, Polish, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Greek, Urdu, and Turkish. Dr. Deitel has delivered hundreds of programming courses to corporate, academic, government, and military clients.
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