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Good book for Android development

Saurabh Pillai
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Joined: Sep 12, 2008
Posts: 524
Hey Guys,

I am new to Android development. I am looking for a good book for beginner. I went through Android FAQs and sorted out few books.

  • Hello, Android: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform (Pragmatic Programmers)
  • : Last edition : August 4, 2010

  • Professional Android 2 Application Development (Wrox Programmer to Programmer)
  • : Last edition : March 1, 2010

  • The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development
  • : Last edition : February 6, 2009

  • Android in Action
  • : Last edition : February 4, 2011

    If you guys have used any of this books or any other good books, please suggest here.

    Thank you.

    Vishal Trivedi
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Sep 05, 2011
    Posts: 57
    why dont you try android's documentation thats probably the perfect source and pretty easily accessible..
    Your call though, i have been using that only
    Saurabh Pillai
    Ranch Hand

    Joined: Sep 12, 2008
    Posts: 524
    I am used to do marking and making notes into book while reading. so I want to learn from a book.
    Tim Moores

    Joined: Sep 21, 2011
    Posts: 2413
    I only know Android in Action, and that's a decent book. Anything from 2009 predates Android 2, and should be considered obsolete. The page lists a few more books.
    I agree. Here's the link:
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