Android 4: New Features for Application Development
Learn new APIs in Android 4. Get familiar with the best practices in developing Android applications. Step-by-step approach with clearly explained sample codes. more »
Android Apps for Absolute Beginners, 2nd Edition
Anybody can start building simple apps for the Android platform, and this book will show you how! Recently updated to include Android Jelly Bean, Android Apps for Absolute Beginners, 2nd Edition takes you through the process of getting your first Android apps up and running using plain English and practical examples.

This book cuts through the fog of jargon and mystery that surrounds Android apps development, and gives you simple, step-by-step instructions to get you started. more »
Android Recipes, 2nd Edition
Android continues to be one of the leading mobile OS and development platforms driving today's mobile innovations and the apps ecosystem. Android appears complex, but offers a variety of organized development kits to those coming into Android with differing programming language skill sets.

Android Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach, 2nd Edition offers more than 100 down-to-earth code recipes, and guides you step-by-step through a wide range of useful topics using complete and real-world working code examples. It's updated to include the Jelly Bean Android SDK as well as earlier releases. more »
Beginning Android Application Development
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. more »
Pro Android C++ with the NDK
Android is one of the major players in the mobile phone market. Android is a mobile platform that is built on the top of Linux operating system. The native-code support on Android offers endless opportunities to application developers, not limited the functionality that is provided by Android framework. Pro Android C++ with the NDK is an advanced tutorial and professional reference for today's more sophisticated app developers now porting, developing or employing C++ and other native code to integrate into the Android platform to run sophisticated native apps and better performing apps in general. more »
Android Game Programming For Dummies
Android phones are rapidly gaining market share, nudging the iPhone out of the top spot. Games are the most frequently downloaded apps in the Android market, and users are willing to pay for them. Game programming can be challenging, but this step-by-step guide explains the process in easily understood terms.

If you have some programming knowledge, Android Game Programming For Dummies will have you creating cool games for the Android platform quickly and easily. more »
Android Recipes
In this book, you'll start off with a recap of Android architecture and app fundamentals, and then get down to business and build an app with Google's Android SDK at the command line and Eclipse. Next, you'll learn how to accomplish practical tasks pertaining to the user interface, communications with the cloud, device hardware, data persistence, communications between applications, and interacting with Android itself. Finally, you'll learn how to leverage various libraries and Scripting Layer for Android (SL4A) to help you perform tasks more quickly, how to use the Android NDK to boost app performance, and how to design apps for performance, responsiveness, seamlessness, and more. more »
Android Fragmentation Management How-to
Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results. Learn how to write apps that work on any Android version Ready to use code to solve any compatibility issue Get hands-on with the biggest issue that faces Android developers. more »
Professional Flash Mobile Development
This Wrox guide shows Flash developers how to create native applications for Android and iPhone mobile devices using Flash. Packed with practical examples, it shows how to build a variety of apps and integrate them with core mobile services such as Accelerometer, GPS, Photo Library,and more.

Professional Flash Mobile Development: Creating Android and iPhone Applications answers the demand for Flash-capable Android and iPhone apps. more »
Spring for Android Starter
Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results. Learn what Spring for Android adds to the Android developer toolkit. Learn how to debug your Android communication layer observing HTTP requests and responses. Use OAuth to authenticate your users and your app against popular service providers (Google, Facebook, Twitter, and so on). more »