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Learn Java for Android Development, Second Edition by Jeff Friesen

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Introduction

Smartphones and tablets 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 had a head start, Android-based smartphones and tablets with their growing collection of Java-based apps are proving to be a strong competitor.

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

In today’s challenging economic climate, perhaps you would ...

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