Develop Android apps using tools you already knowC# and.NET
Aimed at providing readers with a thorough, reliable resourcethat guides them through the field of Android applicationprogramming, this must-have book shows how to write applicationsusing Mono with C# that run on the Android family of devices. Ateam of authors provides you with the knowledge you need to becomea successful Android application developer without having to learnanother programming language. You'll explore screen controls, UIdevelopment, tables and layouts, and MonoDevelop as you becomeadept at planning, building, and developing Android applicationswith Mono for Android.
Professional Android Programming with Mono for Android and.NET/C#:
Shows you how to use your existing C# and .NET skills to buildAndroid apps
Details optimal ways to work with data and bind data tocontrols
Explains how to program with Android device hardware
Dives into working with the file system and applicationpreferences
Discusses how to share code between Mono for Android, MonoTouch,and Windows® Phone 7
Reveals tips for globalizing your apps with internationalizationand localization support
Covers development of tablet apps with Android 4
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Wallace B. McClure is a Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider, and member ofthe national INETA Speaker's Bureau, and has a popular blog andpodcast.
Nathan Blevins is an ASPInsider, a public speaker, and blogs athttp://nathanblevins.com.
John J. Croft IV is an author, developer, and senior technicalmanager for Turner Broadcasting System in Atlanta.
Jonathan Dick develops mobile applications, maintains andcontributes to several open source projects for mobile, and blogsabout it all at http://redth.info.
Chris Hardy, a Microsoft ASPInsider, is a .NET consultantfocusing on MonoTouch and Mono for Android development and tweets@chrisntr.