3-ED 2014

USD $45


Learn Java for Android Development, Third Edition, is an update of astrong selling book that now includes a primer on Android app development (in Chapter1 and Appendix C, which is distributed in the book’s code archive). Thisbook teaches programmers the essential Java language skills necessary foreffectively picking up and using the new Android SDK platform to build mobile,embedded, and even PC apps, especially game apps.

Android development is hot, and many programmers are interested injoining the fun. However, because this technology is based on Java, you shouldfirst obtain a solid grasp of the Java language and its APIs in order toimprove your chances of succeeding as an effective Android app developer. Thisbook helps you do that.

Each of the book’s 16 chapters provides an exercise section that givesyou the opportunity to reinforce your understanding of the chapter’s material.Answers to the book’s more than 700 exercises are provided in an appendix. Asecond appendix provides a significant game-oriented Java application, whichyou can convert into an Android app.

Onceyou complete this one-of-a-kind book written by Jeff Friesen, an expert Javadeveloper and JavaWorld.com columnist, you should be ready to begin your indieor professional Android app development journey.


1. Getting Started with Java

2. Learning Language Fundamentals

3. Discovering Classes and Objects

4. Discovering Inheritance, Polymorphism, and Interfaces

5. Mastering Advanced Language Features Part 1

6. Mastering Advanced Language Features Part 2

7. Exploring the Basic APIs Part 1

8. Exploring the Basic APIs Part 2

9. Exploring the Collections Framework

10. Exploring the Concurrency Utilities

11. Performing Classic I/O

12. Accessing Networks

13. Migrating to New I/O

14. Accessing Databases

15. Parsing, Creating, and Transforming XML Documents

16. Focusing on Odds and Ends

17. Appendix A: Solutions to Exercises

18. Appendix B: Four of a Kind

19. Appendix C: Odds and Ends***