On daily basis, more and more smart phones and tablets are coming into the market. There is no doubt Android is become more preferred and popular mobile OS for developers. As Android is open source and free to develop application. If you want to be Android developer, then you must sharpen your skills in this domain. To do practice on this you must read books for beginners and refer online sites for tutorials. No doubt, Android application development process is not easy to learn, but with the practice you can do it.
Three are lot of books available on the Android and it may confuse beginners. So here our android developers recommend some books to refer. Take a look on it and choose the book which you understand fast and easily. You can buy these books from amazon or refer online from Google books.
Head First Android Development
This book is published by “O’Reilly Media Inc.”, the well-known company for book publication. It is written by Dawn Griffiths and David Griffiths. Whenever you start to learn any new things then what should you prefer? Our developers give first preference to this book, because the way of narration.
It started with the installation of eclipse or Android studio with screen shots. They spot out tips and errors in interactive way. Moreover, learn on how to structure your android app, design interfaces, database, etc. Make your app work on various smartphones, tablets, and wearables.
This book is authored by “Ed Burnette”. It is another great book to start for your first Android application development. Slowly starts with basics and getting you more knowledgeable with mobile platform development process. In the third edition, it describes the testing compatibility examples for various versions.
It will teach audio, video and graphic features gradually. Moreover, you can find tutorial on publishing your first app to the market.
Introduction to Android Application Development: Android Essentials
Addison-Wesley Professional published this book and authored by three persons – Joseph Annuzzi Jr., Lauren Darcey, Shane Conder. The fifth addition of this book is the most useful real world guide. It will help you to build robust and commercial grades android apps. Three experts of this book will guide you from setting up development environment, user interfaces and optimizing your entire Android application development process.
Moreover, it includes design patterns, material design, styling android apps and querying with SQLite. In depth explanations of various key APIs and code listing support.
Beginning Android Application Development
This book is authored by “Wei-Meng Lee” and published by “Wiley India Pvt. Limited”. The first target audience of this book is Java developers and second is project based learning developers. The specialty of this book is, it provides developers fast paced instruction backed up by real world programming examples. It begins with the basic and moves steady to develop your own Android application.
Hope you like to read on brief intro of the books. This article is written to help beginners.