Learn Java for Android Development by Jeff Friesen

By Jeff Friesen

Android improvement is sizzling, and lots of programmers have an interest in becoming a member of the thrill. notwithstanding, simply because this know-how is predicated on Java, you need to first receive an effective grab of the Java language and its foundational APIs to enhance your probabilities of succeeding as an Android app developer. in any case, you may be busy studying the structure of an Android app, some of the Android-specific APIs, and Android-specific instruments. when you don't already be aware of Java basics, you will likely turn out with an incredible headache from additionally having to quick cram these basics into your wisdom base. 

Learn Java for Android improvement, moment Edition teaches programmers of any ability point the fundamental Java language and foundational Java API talents that needs to be discovered to enhance the programmer’s possibilities of succeeding as an Android app developer. all the book’s 14 chapters offers an workout part that offers you the chance to enhance your realizing of the chapter’s fabric. solutions to the book’s greater than 500 workouts are supplied in an appendix. A moment appendix presents an important game-oriented Java program, that you can convert into an Android app.

when you whole this ebook, try to be able to dive into starting Android app development.  possibly, begin that trip with Apress' Beginning Android.

What you’ll learn

  • The Java language:  This e-book presents entire assurance of approximately each pre-Java model 7 language characteristic (native equipment are in brief pointed out yet now not officially covered). beginning with easy language good points (e.g., reviews, varieties, expressions, and statements), you move to these positive factors on the topic of sessions and gadgets, through object-oriented good points concerning inheritance, polymorphism, and interfaces. then you discover the complex language good points for nested forms, programs, static imports, exceptions, assertions, annotations, generics, and enums. carrying on with, you examine strictfp, synchronized, unstable, the improved for loop assertion, autoboxing/unboxing, and temporary fields.
  • Java APIs:  as well as item and APIs with regards to exceptions, you discover Math, StrictMath, BigDecimal, BigInteger, String, StringBuffer/StringBuilder, Boolean, personality, Byte, brief, Integer, lengthy, waft, Double, quantity, the Threads API, method, Runtime, strategy, the Collections Framework, the Concurrency Utilities, Date, Formatter, Random, Scanner, the ZIP and JAR APIs, dossier, RandomAccessFile, flow periods, and writer/reader periods, InetAddress, SocketOptions, Socket, ServerSocket, DatagramSocket, MulticastSocket, URL, URLConnection, URLEncoder, URLDecoder, NetWorkInterface, InterfaceAddress, CookieHandler, CookieManager, CookieStore, CookiePolicy, Buffer, ByteBuffer, CharBuffer, DoubleBuffer,FloatBuffer, IntBuffer, LongBuffer, ShortBuffer, MappedByteBuffer, Channel, WritableByteChannel, ReadableByteChannel,ScatteringByteChannel, GatheringByteChannel, FileChannel, the general Expressions API, JDBC, and extra.
  • Applying these:  you are going to how to use the JDK’s javac (compiler), java (application launcher), javadoc (Java documentation generator), and jar (Java archive writer, updater, and extractor) instruments. additionally, you will obtain an creation to the Eclipse built-in improvement setting, that's the legitimate usual for constructing Android apps.

Who this publication is for

This ebook is for any programmer - together with latest Java programmers and Objective-C-based iPhone and iPad programmers - of any ability point who must receive a great figuring out of the Java language and foundational Java APIs sooner than leaping into Android app development.

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