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Okay, okay, I can hear you shouting at me now asking —. So teach yourself Java first if you are new to Android development before jumping into Kotlin straight away. I would recommend to learn Java from Head First Java book. Get this book from here. Another good option is Thinking in Java. I would recommend Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide book to start with.
This book is an excellent introduction to Android development. You can use this book as a practical Android development guide as it provides great code samples with clear explanations of the key concepts. I would also recommend Head First Android Development. Though this book is a bit outdated, it explains the key concepts in a very interesting way.
If you prefer to learn from video tutorials, I would recommend you to enroll for below courses.
If you want to prepare yourself to become a certified Android developer and if you have the budget, I would strongly recommend you to enroll for Android Developer Nanodegree Program from Udacity [In collaboration with Google]. This official guide covers all the basic stuff with a lot of code samples which can prove to be very much helpful to any Android developer.
Make sure you understand these concepts very well. I would also recommend Efficient Android Threading book. Stay tuned.
Sign in Get started. Archive About Submit your article. Jan 4, Also Google has announced Kotlin as an official language for programming Android apps. Then why the hell are you telling me to learn Java first??? So, if you know Java then it would be good for you to understand what the Java code is doing without you plugging the code into the Java to Kotlin Convertor.
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This is one more general tutorial that covers Android development from beginner level to advanced. Game Development Series If you have some knowledge about Android but you want to delve into games development, this series of video tutorials is a great start.
The series starts with the very basics of Android and Eclipse but my personal feeling is that if you are a total stranger to Android, the journey will be too hard. From what I saw, the series mentions general Android as well, not only game development.
For some of these topics you can find information in the general tutorials as well but if you want more detail, this is for you. In this tutorial you will learn how to set up the action bar, how to add actions, how to split, hide, and overlay it, as well as how to add navigation. You will also learn about action bar interactivity, such as how to handle clicks on its items and to use action views.
In such cases you need to know how to handle this data.
This tutorial leads you step by step in the world of XML parsing. It also helps you create a parser that will look like the one shown in the next screenshot. Android for iOS Developers With the huge popularity of Android, even die-hard iOS developers are likely to consider switching or at least expanding to it.
If you are an iOS developer, you are lucky because you are not new to mobile development as a whole. Of course, you could read the general Android tutorials I listed earlier but especially for you, here is a better tutorial.
Unfortunately, some of the info in this tutorial might be outdated but with the rapid development of mobile programming technologies this is inevitable.
This tutorial is great because it summarizes the differences between iOS development and Android development, thus making the change easier for you. The tutorial is a pretty detailed one — it starts with how to install Android Studio, how to create a new project, how to add functionality to it, how to run it, etc. Localizing Android Apps Android applications are popular all over the world. Your users speak different human languages, which means if you want to reach them, you need to think about localizing your Android apps.
This tutorial explains it all.
Getting Started with Android Library Projects At some point in your Android development career you will get tired of having to re-invent the wheel all the time and you will appreciate the advantages of reusable code.