Android App Development Guide
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Android App Development Guide

About the Book

In the era of the mobility accessing apps on mobile for day to day operation are very common. Software development drastically move towards mobile application development for each enterprise software. With this high demand of mobile apps in the market creates new opportunity for software developers to come up with new ideas. In mobile domain two major platforms plays important role in the market. One is android and second one is iOS. Being open source android becomes very popular in short amount of time. We are talking about android app development in this book. This book will help you to learn android app development from setting up development environment to bare minimal android app. It covers from basic to advance for no voice android developer. You will find most of the topics which covers android app development. Like:

1. Basics of android studio IDE

2. Project setup

3. Various Layouts

4. Widgets like buttons, text box ,checkbox and radio buttons

5. Events handling

6. Navigation patterns for a large scale app

7. Data Storage mechanism

8. Rest API

9. Access device contents like contacts

In general book covers a very comprehensive guide for a beginner for getting started android development and discuss each topics step by step. We have also demonstrated some practical example for each concepts listed above.

About the Author

Ahesanali Suthar

AhesanAli Suthar is the Co. Founder of saralhisab.com1 a digital diary where you can track your daily income/expense transactions.

SaralHisab is a company which develops the apps to facilitate users which digitalise their experience. Till 2019 saralhisab has published 3 apps which are available on google play store. You can visit saralhisab home page in Google play store by visiting this link2

Ahesanali Suthar has received Bachelor of Computer Engineering in 2010 from Sardar Patel University , V.V.Nagar, Anand. After completing graduation ahesanali has joined Sibridge Technologies Pvt. Ltd where he has to build GUI for embedded systems for 5.6 years. After leaving Sibridge Technologies Pvt. Ltd AhesanAli has joined Inspire Software Co. where he has to manage software products for hospitality industry.

Ahesanali has very good expertise on PHP, Javascript , Mysql based web applications. He also possess sound knowledge of android application development. He also posses project management skills. 

Reader Testimonials


Manager Inspire Software Co.

The book covers good details on Android app development. It helps step by step learning by explaining practical examples. Definately recommend for novoice or professional.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • About Author
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1-Introduction
    • Introduction of android
    • 1.1 Android Operating System
    • 1.2 Linux overview
    • 1.3 Android application development building blocks
  • 2-Tools
    • Android Studio IDE and SDK
    • 2.1 Android studio ide
    • 2.2 Android sdk introduction and download tips
    • 2.3 Creating new project
    • 2.4 New project directory structure
    • 2.5 Manifest file importance and manifest building blocks
    • 2.6 Gradle build system
  • 3-UI Elements
    • Layouts and Widgets
    • Basic layouts
    • 3.1. Linear Layout
    • 3.2. Relative Layout
    • 3.3. Simple UI Elements Textview, ImageView
    • 3.6. ListView
    • 3.7. GridView
    • 3.8. ScrollView
    • 3.9. Frame Layout
  • 4-Navigation
    • Navigation Drawer and Tabs
    • 4.1 Activity Switching
    • 4.2 App Navigation
    • 4.3 Navigation Drawer
    • 4.4 tabbed navigation
  • 5-Persistence-1
    • Shared Preferences
    • 5.1 shared preferences:
    • 5.2 Initialise Shared Preference object:
    • 5.3 Storing the value:
    • 5.4 Retrieve the shared preference value:
    • 5.5 Best Practices For Enterprise apps
    • 5.6 preference screen(activity):
  • 6-Persistence-2
    • sqlite database
    • 6.1 Insert data
    • 6.2 Data retrieval
  • 7-Api and network call
    • HTTP Web services
    • 7.1 what is api
    • 7.2 HTTP background
    • 7.3 Example of api
    • 7.4 Libraries to implement api
    • 7.5 Example implementation api using async client
    • 7.6 AsyncTask

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