May 052011

Just released by Wrox:

Create must-have applications for the latest Android OS

The Android OS is a popular and flexible platform for many of today’s most in-demand mobile devices. This full-color guide offers you a hands-on introduction to creating Android applications for the latest mobile devices. Veteran author Wei Meng Lee accompanies each lesson with real-world examples to drive home the content he covers. Beginning with an overview of core Android features and tools, he moves at a steady pace while teaching everything you need to know to successfully develop your own Android applications.

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Feb 122011

To get started developing mobile applications for the Android platform, we first have to install the Software Development Kit (SDK). We can download the package from:

Installing it (on a Linux system) is easy: just unpack it in your development directory:

mkdir Android/
cd Android/
cp .../android-sdk_r09-linux_x86.tgz .
tar -zxvf android-sdk_r09-linux_x86.tgz

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