4 Free E-books On Android Development!


Technological advancements today has bridged the gap between software and hardware development. Every software developer today needs to have an understanding of hardwaring and every hardware engineer need to have fair knowledge of softwaring. And Android as an open source platform is definitely one of the most attractive space for hardware engineers to venture into. So here’s bringing 5 free ebooks on Android to help you sail into the world of Android!

Atithya Amaresh

1. The Android Developer’s Guide

Publisher: Android.com

The book is a Developer’s Guide from android.com. Offering tutorials from basics to advanced subjects it is quite helpful to get you started.

2. AndBook: Android Programming Book by Nicolas Gramlich

Author: Nicolas Gramlich

Publisher: anddev.org-Community

AndBook is a non-commerical book to learn programming for Google’s Android as a ‘hands on’ process. As mentioned in the book, “This document was written for developers who have worked with Java™ before and want to start developing for the Android Platform. I tried to make this as much “hands on” as possible, placing example codes everywhere it fit. Also I tried to insert as many picture as possible, because they liven up the learning process and relax the reader’s eyes.”

3. Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript by Jonathan Stark

Author: Jonathan Stark

Publisher: O’Reilly

This hands-on book shows you how to use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to design and build apps for any Android device without even using Java.

4. Android Cookbook

Author: Ian F. Darwin

Publisher: O’Reilly Media 2011

The book offers practical recipes for you to develop Android apps. It explains user interface, location-aware apps, multitouch, web services, device features like the camera, accelerometer, and GPS and much more.

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The writer is a senior correspondent at EFY, Gurgaon


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