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Press Release: May 12, 2011

Meet Android Open: O'Reilly Begins Early Registration and Call for Proposals

Android Open

Sebastopol, CA, May 11, 2011—As the Android juggernaut rockets past the iPhone and Blackberry to dominate smartphone platforms, O'Reilly Media introduces the Android Open Conference. Android Open, October 9-11, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, is the first conference to cover the entire world of Android. If you create, sell, or market products in the Android space, if you're launching an Android-centric venture or need to take stock of the competitive landscape, you want to be at Android Open.

Chairs Brady Forrest and Marko Gargenta have designed the event around the tracks of App Development, Business and Marketing, and Platform Development. Featured speakers at Android Open 2011 currently include:

Early registration pricing applies until May 31, 2011.

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New Android Titles to Review from O'Reilly

App Inventor App Inventor
Create Your Own Android Apps
by David Wolber, Hal Abelson, Ellen Spertus, Liz Looney
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You can create your own apps for Android phones—and it's easy to do. This extraordinary book introduces App Inventor for Android, a powerful visual tool that lets anyone build apps for Android-based devices. Learn the basics of App Inventor with step-by-step instructions for more than a dozen fun projects, such as creating location-aware apps, data storage, and apps that include decision-making logic.

Developing Android Applications with Adobe AIR Developing Android Applications with Adobe AIR
An ActionScript Developer's Guide to Building Android Applications
by Véronique Brossier
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If you want to use your ActionScript skills to build mobile applications for the Android OS, this thorough guide will show you how to use the unique programming environment, architecture, and tools in the Adobe AIR for Android SDK. You'll get practical hands-on experience on a wide range of development topics, from device-specific features to optimization techniques and best practices—including how expand your mobile development experience beyond Android to other platforms.

For a review copy or more information please email Please include your delivery address and contact information.

Android Videos
Developing Android Apps with Java, Part 1
Developing Android Applications with Java, Part 1
by Tony Hillerson
Developing Android Apps with Java, Part 2
Developing Android Applications with Java, Part 2
by Tony Hillerson
Connecting to Web Data and APIs with App Inventor
Connecting to Web Data and APIs with App Inventor
by David Wolber

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