Android: programming

Android: Programming for Developers [2016, EN]

Автор: Horton J., Vasconcelos H., Portales R.
Издательство: Packt
Количество страниц: 1348


Develop your own responsive, reactive, and ready-to-deploy Android applications. Android is the most popular OS in the world. There are millions of devices accessing tens of thousands of applications. It is many peoples entry point into the world of technology. The Android: Programming for Developers course will take you on a journey to become an efficient Android programmer by thoroughly understanding the key concepts of Android programming and develop market-ready applications.
The course begins with helping you create Android applications from scratch. The first module, Android Programming for Beginners, introduces you to all the fundamental concepts of programming in an Android context, from the Java basics to working with the Android API. At the completion of this module, youll be ready to start building your own custom applications in Android and Java.
After getting familiar with the basic programming concepts, the second module, Asynchronous Android Programming, shows you how to make your applications more reliable. This will be achieved using high-level and advanced asynchronous techniques and concepts. Through this module, you will learn to construct scalable and performant applications to take advantage of multi-thread asynchronous techniques.
With a good grasp on the basics, you move on the final module, Mastering Android Game Development. This progressive module will help you learn to use animations and particle systems to provide a rich experience. By the end of the course, you will create beautiful, responsive, and reusable UIs by taking advantage of the Android SDK.

What You Will Learn

Mastering the fundamentals of coding Java for Android
Installing and setting up your Android development environment
Building functional user interfaces with the Android Studio visual designer
Adding user interaction, data captures, sound, and animation to your apps
Managing your apps data using the built-in Android SQLite database
Getting familiar with the android process model and low-level concurrent constructs delivered by the Android SDK
Interacting with nearby devices over Bluetooth and WiFi communications channels
Creating and composing tasks with RxJava to execute complex asynchronous work in a predictable way
Handling user inputs, from virtual joysticks to gamepads
Implementing collision detection using different techniques and discover how to optimize it for complex games
Building, deploying, and publishing real Android applications to the Google Play marketplace