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Best Android Books: Top 5 Choices For 2013

February 7th, 2013 Leave a comment
Best Android Books: Top 5 Choices For 2013

2013 has come to us, and we’ve noticed that our Best Android Books: My Top 5 Choices post has still been getting quite a few hits recently. Unfortunately, it’s been awhile and some of the books on the list are a bit out of date – with that in mind, we’ve gone looking for some new, cutting-edge Android books to help you be at the top of your Android development game! 1. Professional Android 4 Development By Reto Meier I was quite impressed with Reto Meier’s breadth in this book – while many developers are fluent in Android 2, for the most part… View full post »

Android, A Complete Course, From Basics To Enterprise Edition EBook Review

April 22nd, 2012 Leave a comment
Android, A Complete Course, From Basics To Enterprise Edition EBook Review

Let’s face it: I review plenty of Android books. Part of my job is to keep abreast of the resources out there for Android programmers, both novice and veteran, and as a result I often pick up books from big names like Wiley and O’Reilly. I rarely review small press books, but the description of “Android, A Complete Course”, by Mathias Seguy (with Yannick Bergès as the graphist and Thomas Hatcher as the translator) happened to catch my attention (as did the price tag of just under $13 USD for a full A-Z Android tutorial). After I had finished… View full post »

Hello Android Book Review

February 11th, 2011 Leave a comment
Hello Android Book Review

In opening this book review, I must first humbly admit that I am no mobile development guru. While I am a student of the programming arts, mobile development is a recent beast that I have just now been forced to grapple with on more than a hobbyist basis. That said, Hello, Android: Introducing Google’s Mobile Development Platform (Pragmatic Programmers) by Ed Burnette is a fantastic book for beginning Android development; it is a practical, no-nonsense guide that can be powered through in a few days to have a great base for Android development. First off, the book assumes knowledge of Java,… View full post »

Best Android Books: My Top 5 Choices

March 29th, 2010 Leave a comment 2 comments
Best Android Books: My Top 5 Choices

NOTE: We’ve recently released a more up-to-date pick of the best Android books here: Best Android Books: Top 5 Choices for 2013. There are a number of high quality books available about Android and Android application development. As with any subject, Google Android books vary greatly in quality and how broadly they cover their subject. We picked these 5 because they each approach the subject from a different perspective. Some carry the “introductory” flavor throughout the book, while others “ease you into” Android and then delve with more advanced topics. The point we are trying to make is… View full post »