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Thread: What is a good book to learn Android programming?

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    Default What is a good book to learn Android programming?

    I've managed to teach myself Java and I'm now moving on to Android development. I taught myself Java using a book (Sams Java in 21 days) and I like this a lot better than using online material only.

    So I'm now looking for a book that teaches Android development:
    - that's educational (most important, of course)
    - covers a recent version of Android
    - preferably also covers some of the use of IntelliJ for Android developement (i.e. the current beta development environment)

    I apologize up front if this question has already been answered elsewhere. (I can imagine it is a common question.) But I couldn't find it.

    P.S. If you know of good online course material (other than from Google - I found that), I'd of course also be interested.


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    Default Re: What is a good book to learn Android programming?

    Yes, it has been asked many times in many places, and I've never seen a good answer. Search the many booksellers (physical and virtual) for Android books, read reviews if available (but they could be inflated), choose one you like, and go for it. Gathering the opinions of others on likes and favorites - especially where learning is involved - is a waste of time.

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    Default Re: What is a good book to learn Android programming?

    I found this book when looking for android development last year and I would recommend the first one but you can try the others if you want. Here is the website where I found it: 5 latest Android books recommended for Java developers

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    Default Re: What is a good book to learn Android programming?

    7 Best Android Books To Learn Mobile Apps Programming | FromDev

    Follow the link, here is the list of 7 best Android books To learn Mobile Apps Programming

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    Default Re: What is a good book to learn Android programming?

    Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (Big Nerd Ranch Guides) By: Bill Philips & Brian Hardy: Bill Philips and Brian Hardy offer hands-on tips for practical Android development. The book starts with basic steps involved in learning android development and progresses in an excellent manner. The book is written in a conversational style and feels like a personal tutor. Beginners can test their development skills with the exercises given at the end of every chapter.

    Android Design Patterns: Interaction Design Solutions for Developers By: Greg Nudelman: Being a mobile environment specialist, Greg Nudelman has provided practical tips for an amazing user experience. This book is more suited for advanced level android developers and covers best UI practices for mobile app development. It helps you understand the patterns that you should avoid in development and effective strategy for app development for multiple devices.

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    Default Re: What is a good book to learn Android programming?

    Hey, Whether you are a beginner or an advanced learner of Android Programming, you must take advantage of all the resources available for your education to fully master the required skills to be a developer. I will help you to know about some of the best Android books to learn Android Programming:

    Java: A beginner’s guide.
    Learning Java by Building Android Games
    Thinking in Java
    Android Programming for Beginners
    Head First Android Development: A Brain-Friendly Guide
    Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide
    Android Application Development For Dummies
    Programming Android
    Advanced Android Application Development
    The Busy Coder’s Guide to Android Development

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    Default Re: What is a good book to learn Android programming?

    Android: Programming in a Day! The Power Guide for Beginners In Android App Programming is a very good one for basic user. Android Design Patterns: Interaction Design Solutions for Developers is another good one.

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