Android Available Services book is created from the https://developer.android.com/google/index.html Section of the Android Developer Online documentation. Creating a complete book for a quick and easy read. See the Sample for the complete table of contents.
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Table of Contets
The sample book includes the Table of Contents of what is contained with the book, as it is too vast to include here.
Cross referenced to origianl pages
The books are fully cross refrenced back to the source pages so you can link to original google documentation easily.
Book Content Summary
One of the many advantages of developing android apps is the extensive support that comes from Google itself. This support comes in the form of services – the Google services. These services are numerous, technical and of great importance when fully integrated into your app. With full integration, your application can take great advantage of some of the latest Google-provided features which include Google+, maps, and many others with a super automatic platform regular updates all distributed in the form of an APK via the Google play store. This thus makes the users receive app updates much faster, easily and with convenience.
For you to master how to tap into these amazing features, you will need to have this guide beside you – Available Services Manual. It is more of a guardian than a book. It contains a detailed description of some of the most popular services offered to your app. Needless to say, these services make your work as a developer extremely simple when you have to provide support to users, push content to them through content providers as well as simplifying app-billing capabilities.
It is a must-have book for anyone who wants to develop commercial apps and also those who are following the path of developing free apps but with ads and other money making strategies. Furthermore, at some point, your app will need to be updated. The users will need to be notified about the available update so that they can update it. These features don’t just come because your app is out there on the google Play store. You have to integrate them into your app. This book just teaches you how to go about it.
Google Play store is an amazing platform. Before an app gets installed from it, it checks the phone to see if it is compatible with the API level you used when developing your app. This means that you only get to see apps which are compatible with your phone. Through this, it is a matter of great importance to know how it entirely works so that your app can reach clients you intended. Without the right skills, your app might just stay in the Google Play without anyone actually downloading it simply because you didn’t pay so much attention to these details.
The good news is that this book teaches you that, and many other features you never thought existed. It is really going to save your life from so much confusion and running into deadlocks.
The Android Available Services Book Updates
The books are continually updated, to see the latest changes follow the links below. These links give you a quick synopsis of what has change, added and removed from the Training section of android documentation.
The books/manuals are in A4 format, slighly offset for better binding after printing. You will be impressed by the amount of information you can absorb in minutes compared to working through the web pages online.
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