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Develop Android apps using tools you already knowC# and .NET
Aimed at providing readers with a thorough, reliable resource that guides them through the field of Android application programming, this must-have book shows how to write applications using Mono with C# that run on the Android family of devices. A team of authors provides you with the knowledge you need to become a successful Android application developer without having to learn another programming language. You'll explore screen controls, UI development, tables and layouts, and MonoDevelop as you become adept at planning, building, and developing Android applications with 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 build Android apps
Details optimal ways to work with data and bind data to controls
Explains how to program with Android device hardware
Dives into working with the file system and application preferences
Discusses how to share code between Mono for Android, MonoTouch, and Windows® Phone 7
Reveals tips for globalizing your apps with internationalization and localization support
Covers development of tablet apps with Android 4
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Wallace B. McClure is a Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider, and member of the national INETA Speaker's Bureau, and has a popular blog and podcast.
Nathan Blevins is an ASPInsider, a public speaker, and blogs at http://nathanblevins.com.
John J. Croft IV is an author, developer, and senior technical manager for Turner Broadcasting System in Atlanta.
Jonathan Dick develops mobile applications, maintains and contributes to several open source projects for mobile, and blogs about it all at http://redth.info.
Chris Hardy, a Microsoft ASPInsider, is a .NET consultant focusing on MonoTouch and Mono for Android development and tweets @chrisntr.