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If you know HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you already have the tools you need to develop Android applications. This hands-on book shows you how to use these open source web standards to design and build apps that can be adapted for any Android device -- without having to use Java. You'll learn how to create an Android-friendly web app on the platform of your choice, and then convert it to a native Android app with the free PhoneGap framework. Discover why device-agnostic mobile apps are the wave of the future, and start building apps that offer greater flexibility and a broader reach.

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On Jan 3 Juan Gomez wrote: Great guide for turning your HTML websites into native Android Apps
I really have to say this book has everything a great development book should have, very readable, tons of code, links to useful websites, walkthroughs for setting up your environments, etc. It is indeed a great step by step guide to turning your HTML websites into almost-native Android Apps in a very short time. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar3.0

On Dec 16 Scott Koon wrote: Review of Building Android apps using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
This book is the Android counterpart of “Building iPhone apps using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript” and covers much of the same material. It explains how to mark up your HTML page to support the Android mobile browser, as well as covering some basic JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. It shows how… Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

On Nov 17 Rajneesh Garg wrote: Book Review - Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
The idea behind the concept of Web Apps is quite simple and interesting - to allow to create apps without bothering to learn the mobile platform specific SDKs (iOS or Android usually).  A mobile platform provides two ways to access applications - native apps and web apps. A native app… Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar3.0

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