Download e-book for kindle: Android Development Patterns: Best Practices for by Phil Dutson

By Phil Dutson

ISBN-10: 0133923681

ISBN-13: 9780133923681

“A needs to learn for all builders that are looking to commence critical Android development.”
Justin Anderson, Freelance Android Developer


“From begin to end, this ebook incorporates a number of nice information and perception into crucial attributes of Android layout. This e-book will certainly be required interpreting for any of our destiny Android engineers.”
Cameron Banga, Cofounder, 9magnets, LLC


There’s a draw back to Android’s notable openness and flexibility: it’s effortless for builders to put in writing code that’s inefficient, unreliable, insecure, or challenging to take care of. In Android improvement Patterns , company Android developer Phil Dutson is helping you leverage Android 5.0+’s notable strength with out falling sufferer to these pitfalls. Dutson offers today’s so much entire set of styles and strategies for construction optimized, strong apps with Android 5.0+.


First, Dutson publications you thru setting up a hugely effective improvement atmosphere and workflow, and checking out your app to make sure that your code works simply as you are expecting. Then, he walks throughout the sleek top practices for structuring apps, utilizing widgets and parts, and dealing with views.


You easy methods to construct apps which are effortless to regulate and replace, carry actual and up to date details with no squandering precious battery strength, and reap the benefits of new undefined, reminiscent of Android put on and Android television. Dutson concludes via proposing strong ideas for optimizing your apps and packaging them for distribution.


Coverage includes

  • Using trying out to construct extra reliable, responsible, maintainable apps
  • Understanding sophisticated yet severe changes among Android and standard Java programming
  • Building constant, glossy consumer interfaces with perspectives and layouts
  • Leveraging the confirmed MVC development to cleanly set up logic
  • Creating wealthy visible studies with 3D images, animation, and media
  • Simplifying trap and use of position facts with the recent destinations API
  • Integrating not obligatory undefined, equivalent to Bluetooth, NFC, or USB
  • Building higher apps with Google Play Services
  • Creating Android put on notifications and apps
  • Tuning and enhancing apps with Google Analytics
  • Designing Android television apps for the “ten foot view”

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These can be set in your application by using the Log class. To set log levels in your application, you need to import the Log class. Log; in the import section of your class file. v() method. The first is a string that you should set to the class you are currently in. This will help you identify where this particular message was triggered from. If you do not wish to pass a string in this manner, you can declare a variable in your class and use the variable instead. "); There are several levels of logging.

You would, however, want buttons and navigation options announced. Debugging Using the UI Automator Viewer can help you spot potential layout problems, find “missing” components, widgets, and elements, and help you get a great view of how the layout is put together when rendered on an Android device. Debugging Many developers devote a good portion of their time to writing unit tests and testing scripts in order to ship applications that are stable, working, and run with near 100% certainty. At times, especially with Android development, a test works on some devices but will behave differently on others.

For example, color values would reside in a element that is a child of the element. Other Resources You can create other folders for other resources in your application. 2 lists each folder name as well as what should be stored in that folder. getXML() method Tip You may be wondering where to place audio files that your application uses. audio_file. This eliminates the need for any other project-level folders and keeps your res folder organized. Gradle With Android Studio, the decision was made to leave ant for project building and move to Gradle.

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