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Hello, Android: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform


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Hello, Android

Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform


This book is now out of print.

The current edition of this book is the Third Edition. Please go to that page for the latest code and errata for the Third Edition.

All Editions:

  • Third Edition, covering Android 1.5 to 2.1 (In print)
  • Second Edition., covering Android 1.5 and 1.6 (Out of print)
  • First Edition (Out of print)

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About this Title

Pages: 200
Published: 2008-12-30
Release: P1.6 (2009-08-07)
ISBN: 978-1-93435-617-3

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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.