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Unlocking Android

Android is a free, open source, Java-based mobile platform developed by Google.Unlocking Android prepares the reader to embrace the Android mobile platformin easy-to-understand language and builds on this foundation withreusable Java code examples. It's ideal for corporate developers and hobbyistswho have an interest, or a mandate, to deliver mobile software.

The book first covers the big picture so the reader can get comfortable with theAndroid approach to the mobile applications. Then the reader learns to applyAndroid by following the many practical examples. The book concludes withtwo deep and hands-on examples.

Unlocking Android addresses the Android application framework, its graphicalcapabilities and media support, data storage, communications capabilities,phone interactions, and notifications.

Unlocking Android covers Android SDK 1.x

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.