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Please Sugeest Me reference books for Android Programming

Snehal Tapase
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I am new for andrid programming please suggest me reference books for android programming.
Ulf Dittmer
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Books tend to have a tutorial nature, not a reference nature; see http://www.javaranch.com/bunkhouse/bookSearch.jsp?title=android for some reviews.

The best reference I can think of is the official one at developer.android.com (which you should already have on your hard disk if you have installed the Android SDK).


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Ron McLeod
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I've gone through both of these - they are not reference books, but are quite good and reasonably up-to-date:

Beginning Android 4 Application Development (Amazon)
Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (Amazon)
Jeet Dholakia
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Theres a nice book called Android for programmers by Deitel and Deitel...
Ron McLeod
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Sorry - those links were a bit mangled - here are links for the publishers' web sites:

Beginning Android 4 Application Development
Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide
Supun Lakshan Dissanayake
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I too was a beginner.
This is the BEST tutorial I've found for the beginners.
Travis's The New Boston Android Tutorial Series
200 videos. over 6 GB in size.
This won't cover entire android language. But really good for beginners(as I feel).

Thanks!

-Supun


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