Take a practical approach to becoming a leading-edge Android
developer, learning by example while combining the many
technologies needed to create a successful, up-to-date web
Practical Android Projects introduces the Android software
development kit and development tools of the trade, and then dives
into building cool-looking and fun apps that put Android's
amazing capabilities to work. Android is the powerful,
full-featured, open source mobile platform that powers phones like
Google Nexus, Motorola Droid, Samsung Galaxy S, and a variety of
HTC phones and tablet computers.
This book helps you quickly get Android projects up and running
with the free and open source Eclipse, NetBeans, and IntelliJ IDEA
IDEs. Then you build and extend mobile applications using the
Android SDK, Java, Scripting Layer for Android (SL4A), and
Lucas L. Jordan is a lifelong computer enthusiast and has worked for many years as a Java developer. He is currently interested in mobile development and in using JavaFX to finish the many computer games he has started over the years.