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By Phil Dutson

“A needs to learn for all builders that are looking to start severe Android development.”
Justin Anderson, Freelance Android Developer


“From begin to end, this e-book incorporates a number of nice tips and perception into an important attributes of Android layout. This ebook will certainly be required studying for any of our destiny Android engineers.”
Cameron Banga, Cofounder, 9magnets, LLC


There’s a draw back to Android’s awesome openness and flexibility: it’s effortless for builders to write down code that’s inefficient, unreliable, insecure, or challenging to keep up. In Android improvement Patterns , company Android developer Phil Dutson is helping you leverage Android 5.0+’s awesome strength with out falling sufferer to these pitfalls. Dutson offers today’s such a lot complete set of styles and systems for construction optimized, powerful apps with Android 5.0+.


First, Dutson publications you thru developing a hugely effective improvement setting and workflow, and checking out your app to make sure that your code works simply as you predict. Then, he walks in the course of the glossy top practices for structuring apps, utilizing widgets and parts, and dealing with views.


You methods to construct apps which are effortless to control and replace, carry actual and up to date info with out wasting your battery strength, and reap the benefits of new undefined, akin to Android put on and Android television. Dutson concludes via proposing robust innovations for optimizing your apps and packaging them for distribution.


Coverage includes

  • Using trying out to construct extra reliable, accountable, maintainable apps
  • Understanding sophisticated yet serious modifications among Android and conventional Java programming
  • Building constant, smooth consumer interfaces with perspectives and layouts
  • Leveraging the confirmed MVC development to cleanly manage logic
  • Creating wealthy visible reviews with 3D snap shots, animation, and media
  • Simplifying trap and use of place information with the hot destinations API
  • Integrating non-compulsory undefined, akin to Bluetooth, NFC, or USB
  • Building greater apps with Google Play Services
  • Creating Android put on notifications and apps
  • Tuning and enhancing apps with Google Analytics
  • Designing Android television apps for the “ten foot view”

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Your manifest may also contain other elements, such as the element. This element is both the bane and balm of the application developer. By allowing your application some access to system functionality, you can create applications that appear to be pure magic, giving users access to everything they want when they want it. This unfortunately can also cause some very scary messages to be displayed to the user when they install your application. A user is much more likely to install your application if you ask for only what you absolutely need in order to accomplish a task rather than requesting the keys to the kingdom and promising that you won’t compromise the user or their personal data.

If you really want to drive your device or emulator to the limit, you can override these default settings and Monkey will continue to throw random events. debugexample -v 300 Here, I have an emulator launched and accessible via adb. This means that adb is processed first. The shell command is then passed to open a remote shell on the target device. Next comes the call for monkey as well as an argument option of -p. The -p argument acts as a constraint that will force Monkey to only work in the package that is specified immediately after it.

13 14 Chapter 1 Development Tools Version-Control Systems The need for using a code repository should seem pretty straightforward, but for some developers it may take a hard-drive failure or an accident for them to realize why having a code storage solution is a must when developing. Many types of code repositories are available, including CVS, SVN, Git, Mercurial, and others. The following is breakdown of a few code repository solutions that are available for use with your Android development.

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