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Recommended Android Books

Postby blundell » Sun Feb 12, 2012 12:00 am

#1 Beginning Android - Mark Murphy

This was the first Android book I ever had, it's an excellent resource.

#2 Java in Two Semesters

Still stuck on some of the Java fundamentals? Ignore the name of this book, student or no student, its great at explaining the fundamentals! This Java in 2 semesters has always helped me, read it front to back then used as a reference.

#3 Professional Android 4 Application Development

This book is a great reference, I have got v2 but this is the new v4 , it's written by Reto Meier who is a Google advocate working at Google he was in the UK last year but has now moved back to the USA.

I've read some other's and some ebooks but can't remember the titles. I get all my books from Amazon I'll post them up when I go find them.

Good Luck!
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Re: Recommended Android Books

Postby imblues » Tue Feb 21, 2012 4:08 am

Thanks for your sharing first!

currently, I have a base concept of how to programe on android, and tried to develop some basic components like buttons, edit box, control box, and progress bar. but i'm little puzzled which app could I make.

Does any books reference to this? or about some apps, maybe i can get some idea about what can i do next.

Could you give me some advice on that? thanks a lot!
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Re: Recommended Android Books

Postby blundell » Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:31 am

Sure Beginning Android - Mark Murphy has many small app's within the book, he also has a website that gives you the source for each project and further ideas to do.

You could also check out my blog :-) which has some tutorials for different things, if you want ideas for applications, I'd recommend going on StackOverflow seeing what peoples problems are and perhaps fixing them. That sound ok?
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Re: Recommended Android Books

Postby anniedulce » Thu Apr 19, 2012 1:38 pm

Thanks blundell, i have gone through this book,excellent resource......
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Re: Recommended Android Books

Postby testertn » Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:33 pm

Thanks for sharing!!Nice books!I'm reading ... :(
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Re: Recommended Android Books

Postby Nick Johnson » Thu Jul 19, 2012 7:06 am

# "Hello, Android" is also a nice book for the beginners..........
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Re: Recommended Android Books

Postby mobileapplover » Mon Aug 13, 2012 4:12 pm

Hello dear, I am new here, Thanks for sharing regarding Android Books.
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Re: Recommended Android Books

Postby harveyt » Tue Oct 02, 2012 7:45 pm

Hello -
My first book was Learning Android of Gargenta - It's good, is deductive, going from simple to quite advanced

My second was: Programming Android (several authors) - It's good, is inductive, and some advanced. Good start for a programmer who has never written in Java, and that comes from C #

But as you know, one of the problems about putting anything in print is that it will inevitably be outdated.
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Re: Recommended Android Books

Postby RickyJackson » Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:57 am

Hi, I have a Samsung phone with Android OS. It's wonderful to use. I didn’t know the complete options in it, so the links to the books are going to be really useful to me. Thanks a bunch. Let’s check what these books are offering. Support Scam Omni Tech
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Re: Recommended Android Books

Postby ChicagoAndy » Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:22 am

Programming Android is awesome... but on a hilariously stupid note, this is why I hate epublishing by anyone. Someone actually wrote a guide to Android eBook that was only available on iOS. yeah. that happened.
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Re: Recommended Android Books

Postby jack23 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 3:49 pm

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Re: Recommended Android Books

Postby nancyandroid » Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:44 am

Some popular android book that I would recommend are

Professional Android 4 Application Development (Wrox Professional Guides)
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http://www.amazon.com/Professional-Android-Application-Development-Guides/dp/1118102274/


Programming Android
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http://www.amazon.com/Programming-Android-Zigurd-Mednieks/dp/1449389694/


Android Programming Painless (Tutorial Book)
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http://www.amazon.com/Android-Programming-Painless-Tutorial-ebook/dp/B0099QCVU8/
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Re: Recommended Android Books

Postby rocksteady » Mon Dec 03, 2012 4:38 pm

Hi,

Thank you for sharing helpful literature
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Re: Recommended Android Books

Postby wakawaka » Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:53 am

Thanks blundell ... Excellent resources.

I would like to highlight some online tutorials:

Useful Android Tutorials - [url]http://gssdaily.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=18
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Useful Android Code Snippets - http://gssdaily.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=17
Android Development Tutorials and Code Snippets: http://forum.gssdaily.com/
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Re: Recommended Android Books

Postby indiawebdevelop » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:00 pm

Nice Android book which are shared here and helpful for not only beginners but also for android app developers.
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