The Android Developer’s Cookbook: Building Applications with the Android SDK, 2nd Edition is a collaborative effort by Ronan Schwarz, Phil Dutson, James Steele and Nelson To. The authors have succeeded in providing a solid reference book. A book for mobile app developers that can serve as an authoritative guide for newbies and intermediate to expert devs for creating awesome mobile apps.
In February, we launched the 2012 InfoQ User survey to gauge community interest in various topics, technologies, and practices. 2,850 people completed the survey, with thousands of respondents providing detailed feedback on their areas of interest. The following report summarizes some of our key findings, things that surprised us, and reactions/analysis from members of the InfoQ editorial team.
Mobile Solutions are different from their Web and Desktop counterparts. Which Mobile Technologies, Development Tools and Processes should you use to deliver Rich Cross Platforms Mobile Solutions? 6
In this IEEE article, authors Damianos Gavalas and Daphne Economou discuss the application platforms for mobile devices. Platforms discussed are Java ME, .NET CF, Adobe Flash Lite, and Android. 3
InfoQ takes a look at the JavaFX preview build and talks to Sun Staff Engineer Joshua Marinacci about the upcoming version 1 release expected this autumn. 10