Have you ever dreamed of creating your own Android applications? Manning Publications has graciously donated several copies of Unlocking Android and we want to share them with our readers. If you would like to learn more about Android development, this is your chance.
To enter the giveaway, just share an idea of your dream Android application. We will allow one week for submissions before announcing the winners. Be creative and give as much detail as you want because the best submission will also receive a $100 gift certificate to Manning.com.
Unlocking Android covers all the topics you need to get started with Android development including:
- Android’s place in the market
- Using the Eclipse environment for Android development
- The Intents – how and why they are used
- Application classes:
- User interface design
- Using the ContentProvider to manage data
- Persisting data with the SQLite database
- Networking examples
- Telephony applications
- Notification methods
- OpenGL, animation & multimedia
- Sample Applications
- Leave a comment describing your dream Android application to enter the contest
- Winners will be announced July 13th, 2009
- US residents only due to shipping charges
- 5 submissions win a free copy of Unlocking Android
- Top submission also gets a $100 gift certificate to Manning.com
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