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Android Application Development

Programming with the Google SDK

Rick Rogers, John Lombardo, Zigurd Mednieks, G. Blake Meike


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This practical book provides the concepts and code necessary to develop software with Android, the open-source platform for cell phones and mobile devices that's generating enthusiasm across the industry.

O'Reilly Media, 9780596521479, 336pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2009

About the Author

Rick Rogers has been a professional embedded software engineer and software marketing manager for over 30 years. He has focused on mobile application software for the past 8 years, developing mobile software and strategic mobile engineering and marketing plans for companies such as Compaq, Intel, and Marvell Semiconductor.John Lombardo has been working with Linux since version 0.9. His first book, Embedded Linux, was published in 2001. Since then he's worked on several embedded products, including phones and routers. John holds a BS in Computer Science and is working on his MBA.Zigurd Mednieks is Chief User Interface Architect at D2 Technologies, a leading provider of IP communications technology, and is a consultant and advisor to companies in the field of embedded user interfaces. He has held senior management positions at companies making mobile games, communications equipment, and computer telephony applications, and has written and contributed to books on programming and communications technology.Blake Meike has more than 10 years of experience with Java. He has developed applications using most of the GUI toolkits and several of the Java mobile device platforms. He likes Android a lot.