A hands-on introduction to the latest release of the Android OS and the easiest Android tools for developers As the dominant mobile platform today, the Android OS is a powerful and flexible platform for mobile device. The new Android 7 release (New York Cheesecake) boasts significant new features and enhancements for both smartphone and tablet applications. This step-by-step resource takes a hands-on approach to teaching you how to create Android applications for the latest OS and the newest devices, including both smartphones and tablets. * Shows you how to install, get started with, and use Android Studio 2 - the simplest Android developer tool ever for beginners * Addresses how to display tifications, create rich user interfaces, and use activities and intents * Reviews mastering views and menus and managing data * Discusses working with SMS * Looks at packaging and publishing applications to the Android market Beginning Android Programming with Android Studio starts with the basics and goes on to provide you with everything you need to kw to begin to successfully develop your own Android applications.
J. F. DiMarzio began developing games in BASIC on the TRS-80 Color Computer II in 1984. Today he is a seasoned Android developer with two professional applications and one game on the Android Marketplace, and an industry track record with major organizations including the U.S. Department of Defense and the Walt Disney Company. An accomplished author, he has written 13 books over the past 14 years. Visit us at wrox.com where you have access to free code samples, Programmer to Programmer forums, and discussions on the latest happenings in the industry from around the world.