Requirement to know about Android Programming
As the world is being digitized so fast, there is a need of up-gradation in each and every thing and for that we see new apps and softwares keep on coming in market. The most popular and most used android (a mobile operating system) is continuously improving. It launched several versions from alpha, beta, eclairs, cupcakes, donuts, jellybean, ice cream sandwich and many more. It is so popular among the user that even Google takes the help of android devices which are moving on road to find the moving vehicles in G-maps.
So if you want to learn android programming, here is the list of best books which can guide you.
Written by- Kristin Marsicano, Brian Hardy, Chris Stewart, Bill Phillips
This book is a perfect combination of concepts with very good explanation , it has many examples . it also emphasizes on making an app with real time application compatible with jelly bean and lollipop . chapters are written in such a way that reader may grasp everything which authors need to tell. Its not just a book but a personal tutor. The book starts from basic concepts and progresses to a high level.
Written by- Greg Nudelman
Greg nudelman who is known for mobile app development has written the book and it is full of practicals. Beginners will not be comfortable with it, it is for those who know some android programming. The book contains more than 75 patterns for making interface for smartphones as well as tablets.
Written by- Ian G. Clifton
It is a book cum tutorial which tell reader step wise strategy of making an effective app. Ian G Clifton, an expert in app making not only tells how to make app but also about the mistake made by the beginners .It is useful for both beginners and high level programmers. The best thing about book is it details every step and hence reader understand everything.
Written by- Friesen, Jeff, Smith, Dave
This book gives knowledge about android architecture. It contains many examples. It is not for beginners but for those who want to enhance their programming skill and quality.
Written by- Ed Burnette
This book is very good for beginners, it gives them idea about google’s android development process. It again begins with making of simple apps and then move to complex ones. This book is now available in third edition and it has been updated and with this book you could learn many features like to make in audio and video support, add graphics using 2D and 3D OpenGL, network with web pages and web services, and store data with SQLite.
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Written By: Green, Robert, Mario Zechner
The book is available in second edition. It is all about designing of android games for smartphone as well as tablets ,initially programming of simple games is there which progresses to complex ones and finally you will be able to design your own game. Every concept is explained very properly and if you are a game lover and wanted to make one, this book is for you.
Written by- Zigurd Mednieks, Laird Dornin, G. Blake Meike & Masumi Nakamura
If you want to learn android development from core this is the book for you. This book starts from basic building block of android and leads to working with complex APIs. In this book java language is used but if you don’t know java it is still a good book for you.
Written by- Dawn Griffiths and David Griffiths
This book is for beginners written in conversational style and hence reader grasps the concepts very easily. This book uses lots of examples ,images and different tricks so reader retains more with this book.
Written by- Paul deitel and Harvey deitel
This book is not for beginners. This book only deals with android 6.0 and covers almost all the features found in android 6.0 marshmallow. It not only teaches about android and making of an app but also tell us how to publish onto google play store.
Written by- Erik hellman
This book is not for beginners but for those who already know android programming really well. After reading the book you will get several idea of implementing what you already learned but in a very different way, that means you will be able to create different and unique apps.
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So guys hope that you have enjoyed brief description of books. If you know about and other books related to Android Programming comment and share your experience.