Professional NFC Application Development for Android
Shows programmers and developers how to develop Near Field Communication (NFC) applications for Android, including Secure Element (SE) programming
Expert authors are NFC researchers who have a deep knowledge of the subject
Covers app development in all NFC operating modes: reader/writer, peer-to-peer, and card emulation
Includes valuable case studies that showcase several system design and analysis methods, such as activity diagram, class diagram, UML, and others
A practical guide to developing and deploying Near Field Communication (NFC) applications
There has been little practical guidance available on NFC programming, until now. If you’re a programmer or developer, get this unique and detailed book and start creating apps for this exciting technology. NFC enables contactless mobile communication between two NFC-compatible devices. It’s what allows customers to pay for purchases by swiping their smartphones with Google Wallet, for example. This book shows you how to develop NFC applications for Android, for all NFC operating modes: reader/writer, peer-to-peer, and card emulation.
Professional NFC Application Development for Android offers the clear, concise advice you need to create great applications for this emerging and exciting technology. Download eBook Free »
Professional Android Open Accessory Programming with Arduino
Android Open Accessory is a new, simple, and secure protocol for connecting any microcontroller-empowered device to an Android smartphone or tablet. This Wrox guide shows Android programmers how to use AOA with Arduino, the microcontroller platform, to control such systems as lighting, air conditioning, and entertainment systems from Android devices. Furthermore, it teaches the circuit-building skills needed to create games and practical products that also take advantage of Android technology.
Android Open Accessory (AOA) is a simple and secure protocol for connecting any microcontroller-empowered device to an Android smartphone or tablet. This unique book shows you how to use AOA with Arduino, the microcontroller platform, in order to automate everyday tasks in your home such as lighting, air conditioning, and entertainment systems with your smartphone. Assuming basic knowledge of the Android framework, this visionary author duo provides you with the tools you need to create powerful, sophisticated projects. Detailed explanations, helpful examples, and accessible prototypes all contribute to empowering you to take full advantage of Android technology. Download eBook Free »
Android Application Development Cookbook: 93 Recipes for Building Winning Apps
The popularity of Google Android devices is seemingly unstoppable and the Android 4 release offers, for the first time, a single OS solution for building both phone and tablet applications. With that exciting information in mind, veteran author Wei-Meng Lee presents you with 100 unique recipes that you can apply today in order to discover solutions to some of the most commonly encountered problems that exist in Android programming.
Covering the scope of multiple Android releases up through Android 4, this reference features a task description, followed by the solution(s) available, and a standalone project file that illustrates the use of the recipe. Formatting each recipe to be standalone, Wei-Meng Lee allows you to jump into the relevant recipe to find a solution to specific challenges.
Covering the scope of multiple Android releases through Android 4.1, this essential reference is a must-have collection of ready-to-use Android recipes. Each chapter contains various recipes that address common everyday challenges and features a task description, followed by the solution(s) available, and a customizable, stand-alone project file that illustrates the use of the recipe. Packed with almost 100 recipes, this helpful book serves as your resource to successful solutions. Download eBook Free »
This book shows Android developers how to exploit the rich set of device sensors locational, physical (temperature, pressure, light, acceleration, etc.), cameras, microphones, and speech recognition in order to build fully human-interactive Android applications. Whether providing hands-free directions or checking your blood pressure, Professional Android Sensor Programming shows how to turn possibility into reality.
If you want to create truly amazing apps for Android, you must know how to take advantage of all of its capabilities. This book helps you achieve this by arming you with the knowledge and code you need to put Android’s sensors to good use. From determining the smartphone’s location and interpreting physical sensors to handling images, audio, and recognizing speech, you’ll learn how to effectively apply the sensor- related APIs. With this information, you’ll not only save time during the development process but you’ll also be able to build fully featured apps that integrate new levels of interaction and automation.
This book shows Android developers how to exploit the rich set of device sensors locational, physical (temperature, pressure, light, acceleration, etc.), cameras, microphones, and speech recognition in order to build fully human-interactive Android applications. Whether providing hands-free directions or checking your blood pressure, Professional Android Sensor Programming shows how to turn possibility into reality. Download eBook Free »
The fast-growing popularity of Android smartphones and tablets creates a huge opportunities for developers. If you’re an experienced developer, you can start creating robust mobile Android apps right away with this professional guide to Android 4 application development. Written by one of Google’s lead Android developer advocates, this practical book walks you through a series of hands-on projects that illustrate the features of the Android SDK. That includes all the new APIs introduced in Android 3 and 4, including building for tablets, using the Action Bar, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC Beam, and more.
Developers, build mobile Android apps using Android 4
Written by an Android authority, this up-to-date resource is an ideal guide to building mobile apps using the Android 4 SDK. It provides in-depth coverage, showing experienced Android developers how to take full advantage of new features, while covering the fundamentals that novice developers need to get started. Serving as a hands-on guide to building mobile apps using Android, the book walks you through a series of increasingly sophisticated projects, each introducing a new Android platform feature and highlighting the techniques and best practices that will help you write compelling Android apps. Download eBook Free »
This fast-paced introduction to the newest release of Android OS gives aspiring mobile app developers what they need to know to program for today’s hottest Android smartphones and tablets. Android 4 OS is, for the first time, a single solution for both smartphones and tablets, so if you master the information in this helpful guide, you’ll be well on your way to successful development for both devices. From using activities and intents and creating rich user interfaces to working with SMS, messaging APIs, and the Android SDK, what you need is here.
Understand Android OS for both smartphone and tablet programming
With Android 4, Google brings the full power of its Android operating system to both smartphone and tablet computing. This full-color guide teaches everything you’ll need to know to successfully develop your own Android applications. The book addresses all the fundamentals, including user interfaces, networking, SMS messaging, databases, location-based services, and deployment. Veteran author Wei-Meng Lee covers it all and puts you well on your way to successful Android application development and deployment. Download eBook Free »