Android Studio Application Development
Authors:Belén Cruz Zapata
Release Finelybook 出版日期：2013-10-15
pages 页数：110 pages
Mobile apps have become extremely popular over the last few years and offer a great opportunity for developers. Android is now one of the most popular mobile systems in the world. The new Android Studio IDE has introduced a specialized development environment, welcomed by the emerging Android community, which is perfect for the development of apps.
"Android Studio Application Development" is a practical guide that will show you how to develop and build Android apps using this new, integrated development environment. Following a tutorial approach, this book will progress from the basics features up until the steps to build for release, using real world examples. This book is a must have for every Android app developer evangelist.
Our book explores the Android Studio development environment in-depth, taking you through the necessary steps to create an app, test it, and prepare it for release. First, you will learn how to use the code editor in order to increase your productivity, and to easily create the screens of your app. Then, this book will show you how to debug your app and examine its performance using the most important additional tools within Android Studio:Android SDK tools. We will also take a look at the existing Google Play Services and how they can be integrated into your app.
Finally, it is important for a developer to be able to search for any help they might need. This book provides a vast help section which covers online documentation, updates, and FAQs.
1:INSTALLING AND CONFIGURING ANDROID STUDIO
2:STARTING A PROJECT
3:NAVIGATING A PROJECT
4:USING THE CODE EDITOR
5:CREATING USER INTERFACES
6:GOOGLE PLAY SERVICES
9:PREPARING FOR RELEASE
What You Will Learn
Install Android Studio and configure the Android Software Development Kit
Create your first project and explore its structure
Improve your productivity while programming, by getting the best from the code editor
Design the user interface and learn how to handle user events
Integrate the Google Play Services into your app
Test your app using the emulator and learn how to manage the virtual devices
Run and debug your app
Monitor your app whilst it is running and improve its performance
Build your app for release
Belén Cruz Zapata
Belén Cruz Zapata received her engineer's degree in computer science from the University of Murcia in Spain, specializing in software technologies, and intelligent and knowledge technologies. She earned an MSc in computer science and is now working on her PhD in the Software Engineering Research Group from the University of Murcia.
During the 2013/2014 academic year, Belén collaborated with the Université Mohammed V-Soussi, in Rabat, Morocco. Her research is focused on usability applied to mobile health (mHealth) applications.
Belén is currently working as a mobile developer for Android and iOS in the San Francisco Bay area. She is also the author of the book:Testing and Securing Android Studio Applications, Packt Publishing.
To follow her projects, you can visit her personal webpage at http://www.belencruz.com and you can follow her on Twitter:@belen_cz.