Beginning Android Wearables Although wearable devices have existed since the 70s, they have only recently become mainstream. Google Glass and Android Wear smartwatches, in particular, are relatively new devices that provide countless opportunities for creating innovative apps with unprecedented user experiences. Beginning Android Wearables [...]
Learning Java by Building Android Games
Android is the fastest growing operating system (OS) with one of the largest installed bases of any mobile OS. Android uses one of the most popular programming languages, Java, as the primary language for building apps of all types. So, you should first obtain a solid grasp of the Java language and its foundation APIs to improve the chances of succeeding as an Android app developer.
This book will show you how to get your Android development environment set up and you will soon have your first working game. The difficulty level grows steadily with the introduction of key Java topics such as loops, methods, and OOP. You’ll then use them in the development of games. You will learn how to build a math test game, a Simon-like memory game, a retro pong-style game, and for the grand finale, a Snake-style, retro arcade game with real Google Play leaderboards and achievements. The book has a hands-on approach and is packed with screenshots.
Near Field Communication with Android Cookbook Discover the endless possibilities of using Android NFC capabilities to enhance your apps over 50 practical recipes Near Field Communication with Android Cookbook Overview Practical and real-life examples showing how and where NFC can be used Discover how [...]
How to set static IP on Android This video show how to set static IP address on Android device. In Wi-Fi settings. Tap and hold the network you want to connect. Tap Modify Network. Tap to check Advanced Options. Tap to select IP Settings, [...]
Think Java: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist Think Java: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist Currently used at many colleges, universities, and high schools, this hands-on introduction to computer science is ideal for people with little or no programming experience. The [...]