Welcome to the third edition of Android Recipes!
If you are reading this book, you probably don’t need to be told of the immense opportunity that mobile devices represent for software developers and users. In recent years, Android has become one of the top mobile platforms for device users. This means that you, as a developer, must know how to harness Android so you can stay connected to this market and the potential that it offers. But any new platform brings with it uncertainty about best practices and solutions to common needs and problems.
What we aim to do with Android Recipes is give you the tools to write applications for the Android platform through direct examples targeted at the specific problems you are trying to solve. ...