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<td valign="top">[[File:android_studio_6_front_cover_150x120.png|Click to Read Android Stuidio Development Essentials - Android 6 Edition|link=Android Studio Development Essentials - Android 6 Edition]]<td>[[Android Studio Development Essentials - Android 6 Edition]] is an online book designed to teach the skill necessary to develop Android apps using Android Studio and the Android 6 SDK. The goal of this book is to teach the skills necessary to develop Android based applications using the Android Studio Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and the Android 6 Software Development Kit (SDK).<br><br>
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<td valign="top">[[File:firebase_essentials_se_android.png|Click to Read Firebase Essentials - Android Edition|link=Firebase Essentials - Android Edition]]<td>[[Firebase Essentials - Android Edition]] provides everything you need to successfully integrate Firebase cloud features into your Android apps. This book covers the key features of Android app development using Firebase including integration with Android Studio, User Authentication (including email, Twitter, Facebook and phone number sign-in), Realtime Database, Cloud Storage, Firebase Cloud Messaging (both upstream and downstream), Dynamic Links, Invites, App Indexing, Test Lab, Remote Configuration, Cloud Functions, Analytics and Performance Monitoring. The book is organized into chapter groups that focus on specific Firebase features, with each topic area consisting of a detailed overview followed by tutorial style examples that put theory into practice.<br><br>[[Firebase Essentials - Android Edition|Read this book>>]]</td>
Beginning with the basics, this book provides an outline of the steps necessary to set up an Android development and testing environment. An overview of Android Studio is included covering areas such as tool windows, the code editor and the Designer tool. An introduction to the architecture of Android is followed by an in-depth look at the design of Android applications and user interfaces using the Android Studio environment. More advanced topics such as database management, content providers and intents are also covered, as are touch screen handling, gesture recognition, camera access and the playback and recording of both video and audio. This edition of the book also covers printing, transitions and cloud-based file storage. The concepts of material design are also covered in detail, including the use of floating action buttons, Snackbars, tabbed interfaces, card views, navigation drawers and collapsing toolbars.<br>
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<td valign="top">[[File:android_studio_app_development_essentials.png|Click to Read Android Studio Development Essentials|link=Android Studio Development Essentials]]<td>The goal of [[Android Studio Development Essentials]] is to teach the skills necessary to develop Android based applications using the Android Studio Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and the Android 4.4 Software Development Kit (SDK).
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Beginning with the basics, this book provides an outline of the steps necessary to set up an Android development and testing environment. An overview of Android Studio is included covering areas such as tool windows, the code editor and the Designer tool. An introduction to the architecture of Android is followed by an in-depth look at the design of Android applications and user interfaces using the Android Studio environment. More advanced topics such as database management, content providers and intents are also covered, as are touch screen handling, gesture recognition, camera access and the playback and recording of both video and audio. This edition of the book also covers features introduced with Android 4.4 including printing, transitions and cloud-based file storage.
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In addition to covering general Android development techniques, the book also includes Google Play specific topics such as implementing maps using the Google Maps Android API, in-app billing and submitting apps to the Google Play Developer Console. Chapters also cover advanced features of Android Studio such as Gradle build configuration and the implementation of build variants to target multiple Android device types from a single project code base. Assuming you already have some Java programming experience, are ready to download Android Studio and the Android SDK, have access to a Windows, Mac or Linux system and ideas for some apps to develop, you are ready to get started.<br><br>[[Android Studio Development Essentials|Read this book>>]]</td>
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<td valign="top">[[File:android_app_development_essentials3.png|Click to Read Android 4.4 App Development Essentials|link=Android 4 App Development Essentials]]<td>The goal of [[Android 4 App Development Essentials|Android 4.4 App Development Essentials]] is to teach the skills necessary to develop Android based applications using the Eclipse Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and the Android 4.4 Software Development Kit (SDK). Beginning with the basics, this book provides an outline of the steps necessary to set up an Android development and testing environment. An introduction to the architecture of Android is followed by an in-depth look at the design of Android applications and user interfaces. More advanced topics such as database management, content providers and intents are also covered, as are touch screen handling, gesture recognition, camera access and the playback and recording of both video and audio. In addition to covering general Android development techniques, the book also includes Google Play specific topics such as implementing maps using the Google Maps Android API and submitting apps to the Google Play Developer Console.<br><br>[[Android 4 App Development Essentials|Read this book>>]]</td>
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Click to Read Firebase Essentials - Android EditionFirebase Essentials - Android Edition provides everything you need to successfully integrate Firebase cloud features into your Android apps. This book covers the key features of Android app development using Firebase including integration with Android Studio, User Authentication (including email, Twitter, Facebook and phone number sign-in), Realtime Database, Cloud Storage, Firebase Cloud Messaging (both upstream and downstream), Dynamic Links, Invites, App Indexing, Test Lab, Remote Configuration, Cloud Functions, Analytics and Performance Monitoring. The book is organized into chapter groups that focus on specific Firebase features, with each topic area consisting of a detailed overview followed by tutorial style examples that put theory into practice.

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