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Learn Java for Android Development by Jeff JavaJeff Friesen

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Introduction

Smartphones and other touch-based mobile devices are all the rage these days. Their popularity is largely due to their ability to run apps. Although the iPhone and iPad with their growing collection of Objective-C-based apps are the leaders of the pack, Android-based smartphones with their growing collection of Java-based apps are proving to be a strong competitor.

Not only are many iPhone/iPad developers making money by selling their apps, many Android developers are also making money by selling similar apps. According to tech websites such as The Register (www.theregister.co.uk/), some Android developers are making lots of money (www.theregister.co.uk/2010/03/02/android_app_profit/).

In today's tough economic climate, perhaps ...

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