Android Cookbook

Free online book: Android Cookbook

You can read the full content of “Android Cookbook” by Ian F. Darwin online on book’s website. It is a crowd-sourced cookbook on writing great Android apps. You should know the basics of the Java language and the basics of the Java Standard Edition API since this forms the basis of Android’s runtime libraries as well as the basics of Android.


If you’re ready to jump in and build a working Android app, this book has all of the practical recipes you need to get the job done. You’ll work with the user interface, multitouch, location-aware apps, web services, device features—such as the camera, accelerometer, and GPS—and a lot more, including steps to package your app for sale in the Android Market.

Packed with solutions contributed by the Android community, Android Cookbook is ideal for developers experienced with Android and other mobile platforms, as well Java programmers ready to use their skills in mobile app development. You’ll find hundreds of tested recipes that you can put to use immediately.

Table of Contents

  • Getting Started
  • Designing a successful Application
  • Testing
  • Content Providers
  • Graphics
  • Graphical User Interface
  • GUI: ListView
  • Multimedia
  • Data Persistence
  • Telephone Applications
  • Networked Applications
  • Gaming and Animation
  • Social Networking
  • Location and Map Applications
  • Accellerometer
  • Bluetooth
  • System and Device Control
  • Other Programming Languages
  • Internationalization
  • Packaging, deploying and selling

Book Details

Author(s): Ian F. Darwin
Format(s): HTML
Number of pages: 700
Link: Read online.

One Response to “Android Cookbook”

  1. kchai thaistar says:

    good books

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