"I thoroughly enjoyed the “Hello, Android” book, and it helped me get on the right track to releasing my first two apps to the Market."
"I’ve read several books on Android from cover to cover, and skimmed several others, and “Hello, Android” is hands-down the best introduction to Android development."
Ed Burnette is editor of the articles section at eclipse.org, and author of the web site's "The Rich Client Platform (RCP) Tutorial" series. Ed also co-authored Eclipse in Action (Manning) and runs the eclipsepowered.org site, where he can often be found hanging out in the Eclipse community forums. He's written everything from multi-user servers to compilers to commercial video games since earning a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from North Carolina State University. He is a Principal Systems Developer at SAS, and lives near Research Triangle Park, NC.
As a beginner in the world of programming and application developing, I found this book to be very helpful. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Keith Williams
Author implements higher level methods before lower level supporting methods. This requires you to implement all methods in chapter 4 before learning whether the application... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Ben G.
My first book - and I learned a lot from it! Good examples, and tutorials. Gave me the much needed jump board.Published 9 months ago by Kingsinnersoul
After I found a helpful youtube tutorial for the topic, this book quickly lost my interest. It is fairly readable, and the topics covered don't leave too much out, but I found it... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Ben Michaud
Very comprehensive information. Projects provided offer great points of learning both the code of Android and the flow of the project.Published 20 months ago by Amazon Customer
I bought this for my son per his wish list. Book was brand new and in excellent condition. It arrived at my door rather quickly.. no complaints at all!Published 20 months ago by Tonya carr
I have 2 other such books from other authors and this one may turn out to be my favorite. Haven't finished it yet but so far, so good. Read morePublished 20 months ago by David J. Thompson
I was stuck several times for an hour or more trying to debug. The help wasn't there. I could copy and paste his code but it just didn't work out for me. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Matthew Herbert