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Android Application Development For Dummies® Updated for the latest Android features


App development book fully updated to help readers create mobile apps for the Android OS

Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) October 30, 2012

Today, the world's bestselling reference series, For Dummies® announces Android Application Development For Dummies, 2nd Edition (Wiley, 978-1-1183-8710-8, October 2012) an update to its bestselling Android development title. In this new edition, Android programming experts Michael Burton and Donn Felker explain how to download the SDK, get Eclipse up and running, code Android applications, and submit the finished products to the Android Market.

Featuring two sample programs, this introductory book explores everything from simple basics to advanced aspects of Android application development. The book starts readers off with downloading the SDK, then explains how bring their applications to life and submit their work to the Android Market. Android Application Development For Dummies explains the latest Android features like scrollable widgets, enhanced UI tools, social media integration, and new calendar and contact capabilities.

Android Application Development For Dummies, 2nd Edition is now available for purchase online and at retailers nationwide in both print and all e-book formats. For a full list of retailers, visit Additionally, the Cheat Sheet on includes helpful hints for Android app development, useful Eclipse keyboard shortcuts for developing Android apps, common Android intent usage and more. For additional information about this book and related For Dummies products, visit

About the Authors:
Michael Burton is a Groupon Software Engineer and the creator of the Groupon, Digg, TripIt, and OpenTable Android apps, among others. Donn Felker is an Android programmer, Microsoft ASP Insider, MCTS in Web Client Development for .NET 2.0 and 3.5, and certified ScrumMaster.

About For Dummies®
After 20 years, more than 250 million copies printed, and millions of e-books downloaded, For Dummies is the world's bestselling reference series, well known for enriching people's lives by making knowledge accessible in a fun and easy way. Loyal customers around the globe agree that For Dummies is “more than a publishing phenomenon … [it is] a sign of the times,” [The New York Times]. With more than 1,800 active topics covering everything from health to history, music to math, sports to self-help, technology to travel, For Dummies is dedicated to Making Everything Easier. The For Dummies brand presence continues to expand wherever there is a need to know, including e-books, mobile apps, e-learning courses, a corporate custom publishing program, a robust consumer website and a licensed product line that includes consumer electronics, culinary, crafts, video, software, musical instrument packs, home improvement, automotive, game and more. For more information, visit For Dummies is a branded imprint of Wiley.


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