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Pronto Android
Pronto Android (The Book + Code Samples)
Pronto Android

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Last updated on 2015-11-19

About the Book

Learn Android Development – Create Apps That You Will Use

The best way to learn Android development is to create Android Apps and the Apps that are best suited for learning Android development are the apps that teach you several concepts at ounce.

If you are struggling with learning Android development, it is because you are learning different concepts in isolation. This book will provide you is a step by step guide to create a modern Android App. You will learn about many Android development concepts and most importantly you will see learn how those concepts are applied.

Through this hands on training you will learn the skills that you will use to create more Android Apps. Each chapter has a completed and tested source code. By completing this book you will have a functioning Android Notepad and Todo Item App that you can publish to the Play Store and use yourself!

These are some of the Android development skills that you will learn by completing this course.

  • Learn how to add Material Design Toolbar
  • Learn how to add Material Design Navigation Drawer
  • Learn how to create basic User Interface
  • Learn how to work with Fragments
  • Learn how to add Drag and Drop to RecyclerView
  • Learn how to serialize a Java object into a JSON String so you can pass it to the next Activity
  • Learn how to add a LinedEditText to your app
  • Learn how to add SQLite database with multiple tables
  • Learn how to add Content Provider with multiple tables
  • Learn how to use Content Resolver & Content Provider to perform CRUD operations
  • Learn how to use the Loader Framework & AsyncQueryHandler to perform data access that does not block the main thread.

If you are looking for practical course on learning the fundamentals of Android development then this book is for you. It is a perfect course for a new developer who has at least read the Android Application Fundamentals.

About the Editor

Val Okafor
Val Okafor

My name is Val Okafor, I am an Android Engineer. I am the founder and Principal Engineer of Pronto Apps, LLC a San Diego, CA-based mobile app development company.

I clearly remember my struggles when I was trying to learn the fundamentals of Android development. It clicked for me when I started learning how to build Android apps instead of learning abstracts concepts in isolation.

My Android development tutorials are the tutorials I wish I had when I started. I teach Android development with the approach of building a complete app.

I have a bachelor's degree in Information Technology from National University San Diego, California and a master's degree in Software Engineering from Regis University Denver, Colorado.

I enjoy sharing my extensive work experience through my blog, social media.

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