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Hello, Android (2nd edition): Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform


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Hello, Android (2nd edition)


Android combines the ubiquity of cell phones, the excitement of open source software, and the corporate backing of Google and other Open Handset Alliance members. The result is a mobile platform you can’t afford not to learn. This second edition is completely updated for Android 1.5 (Cupcake) and Android 1.6 (Donut).

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Pages: 272
Published: 2009-11-01
Release: P2.0 (2010-01-04)
ISBN: 978-1-93435-649-4

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Ed Burnette is a software industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience as a programmer, author, and speaker. His development credits include everything from commercial video games to high-performance grid computing systems. Ed is a founding member and senior researcher at the SAS Advanced Computing Lab.

Ed has authored numerous technical articles and books, including Google Web Toolkit: Taking the Pain out of Ajax and Eclipse IDE Pocket Guide. He writes the Dev Connection blog for ZDNet, and is the creator of Planet Android (

In his copious spare time, you can often find him playing video games with his two sons at their home in central North Carolina.