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By Jeff Friesen

Android improvement is scorching, and plenty of programmers have an interest in becoming a member of the joys. in spite of the fact that, simply because this expertise is predicated on Java, you have to first receive a great snatch of the Java language and its foundational APIs to enhance your possibilities of succeeding as an Android app developer. in any case, you can be busy studying the structure of an Android app, a number of the Android-specific APIs, and Android-specific instruments. in the event you don't already comprehend Java basics, you will likely turn out with a huge headache from additionally having to speedy cram these basics into your wisdom base. 

Learn Java for Android improvement, moment Edition teaches programmers of any ability point the basic Java language and foundational Java API abilities that has to be realized to enhance the programmer’s probabilities of succeeding as an Android app developer. all of the book’s 14 chapters presents an workout part that provides you the chance to augment your realizing of the chapter’s fabric. solutions to the book’s greater than 500 workouts are supplied in an appendix. A moment appendix offers an important game-oriented Java software, that you would be able to convert into an Android app.

when you whole this booklet, you have 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 ebook presents whole assurance of approximately each pre-Java model 7 language characteristic (native tools are in brief pointed out yet no longer officially covered). beginning with uncomplicated language positive aspects (e.g., reviews, kinds, expressions, and statements), you move to these good points with regards to sessions and gadgets, by way of object-oriented positive aspects relating to inheritance, polymorphism, and interfaces. then you discover the complex language beneficial properties for nested forms, programs, static imports, exceptions, assertions, annotations, generics, and enums. carrying on with, you examine strictfp, synchronized, risky, 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, glide, Double, quantity, the Threads API, procedure, Runtime, method, the Collections Framework, the Concurrency Utilities, Date, Formatter, Random, Scanner, the ZIP and JAR APIs, dossier, RandomAccessFile, move sessions, and writer/reader sessions, 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'll how one can 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 advent to the Eclipse built-in improvement setting, that's the respectable general for constructing Android apps.

Who this e-book is for

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

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