Java and Android Application Development For Dummies eBook Set

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 12, 2012 - Computers - 1278 pages
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Two complete e-books covering Java and Android application development for one low price!

This unique value-priced e-book set brings together two bestselling For Dummies books in a single e-book file. Including a comprehensive table of contents and the full text of each book, complete with cover, this e-book set gives you in-depth information on using the Java language to create powerful Android applications for mobile devices. Best of all, you'll pay less than the cost of each book purchased separately.

You'll get the complete text of:

Java For Dummies, 5th Edition, which shows you how to

  • Master object-oriented programming and use J2SE 7.0 and JDK 7
  • Work with new libraries, closure, parallel frameworks, and other new features
  • Create basic Java objects and reuse code
  • Handle exceptions and events and work with variables, arrays, and collections

Android Application Development For Dummies, 2nd Edition, which covers

  • Creating amazing apps for the latest Android smartphones and tablets
  • How to download and install the SDK and start working with the JDK tools
  • Directions for adapting your existing phone apps for use on Android tablets
  • Steps for publishing your apps to the Google Play Store

About the authors

Barry Burd, PhD, author of Java For Dummies, is a professor of mathematics and computer science and a frequent contributor to online technology resources. Michael Burton is a Groupon software engineer and the creator of Groupon, Digg, TripIt, OpenTable, and many other Android apps. Donn Felker is an Android programmer, Microsoft ASP Insider, and MCTS in Web Client Development for .NET 2.0 and 3.5. They are coauthors of Android Application Development For Dummies, 2nd Edition.


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Table of Contents
Working with the Big Picture
Obiectoriented languages
Refining your understanding
What is a compiler?
Developing Software
The Java class
Creating subclasses is habit
Putting Variables and Methods Where
Nine count em nine
Static is old
Passing Parameters
Using Arrays and Collections to Juggle
Arrays of Obiects
Command Line Arguments

How you finally tell the computer
And Now a Few Comments
Making the Most of Variables and Their
Understanding the Types of Values That
Combining Declarations and Initializing
Initialize once assign often
Assignment operators
Forming Conditions with Comparisons
Thinking in Terms of Classes and Obiects
Initializing a variable
Sending Values to and from Methods
Making Numbers Look Good
Good programming
Saving Time and Money Reusing Existing
Defining Subclasses What It Means to
Using Java Collections
Looking Good When Things Take
Responding to Keystrokes and Mouse
Responding to Things Other Than Button
Writing Java Applets
Responding to Events in an Applet
Using SQL commands
Ten Ways to Avoid Mistakes
Ten Websites for Java
Android Application Development For Dummies
Handling User Input
Going a la Carte with Your
Development Life

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