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Android Essentials by Chris Haseman

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Android Essentials

Chris Haseman

So, you want to be an Android developer? Good, you've come to the right place. Whether you're a dabbler, professional, hobbyist, or coding junkie, I hope you've picked up my book out of a desire to learn about the somewhat schizophrenic world that is mobile development. Specifically, I hope you're interested in picking up the gauntlet thrown down by the Open Handset Alliance's Android team.

I took the opportunity to write this book because it's clear that Android has the potential to open up the mobile space in ways that keep us jaded mobile programmers up late at night. Volumes could be written about the errors of past platforms and the shortsightedness of an industry whose greatest achievement, at least here ...

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