by Ian F. Darwin
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2011
If you're ready to jump in and build a working Android app, this book has all of the practical recipes you need to get the job done. You'll work with the user interface, multitouch, location-aware apps, web services, device features -- such as the camera, accelerometer, and GPS -- and a lot more, including steps to package your app for sale in the Android Market.
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