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Android Fundamentals by Tutorials
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App Design Apprentice
Learn Modern App Design with Figma! This book guides you through designing modern mobile apps using fundamental design principles. This book is for intermediate iOS and Android developers who already know the basics of mobile app development but want to also learn how to design apps with attractive and effective UI and UX. Topics Covered in App Design Apprentice Figma: Learn the basics of this modern design tool. App Teardowns: Analyze and pick out the best parts of other well-designed apps. Wireframes: Explore what makes good app user flows. Reusable Components: Learn to create and use reusable components such as buttons and toolbars. Typography: Basics for communicating hierarchy, order and emphasis. Color: Leverage visual styles and palettes. Transitions and Animations: Create different transitions between screens to communicate relationships. Design Systems: Implement best practices for creating good app experiences in each ecosystem. This book will leave you with the knowledge needed to design modern mobile apps that are functional and attractive.
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Git Apprentice
Learn Git! Chances are if you’re involved with software development you’ve heard of and have used Git at some point in your life. Version control systems are critical for any successful collaborative software project. Git is both simple to start using and accommodating for the most complex tasks with version control. Even seasoned Git users hit roadblocks on how to handle common situations. Git Apprentice is here to help! This book is the easiest and fastest way to get hands-on experience with using Git for version control of your projects. Who This Book Is For This book is for anyone who would like to leverage the power of version control with Git in their software development process. The book starts with a gentle introduction to Git. It then moves on to walk you through creating a new repository, cloning an existing one, merging in changes, and all of the bits in between. Topics Covered in Git Apprentice A Crash Course in Git: Learn how to get started with Git, the differences between platforms, and a quick overview of the typical Git workflow. Cloning a Repo: Discover how to clone a remote repo to your local machine, and what constitutes “forking” a repository. Git Log & History: You’ll discover the versatility of the git log command—displaying branches, graphs and even filtering the history. Creating a Repository: If you are starting a new project, and want to use Git for source control, you first need to create a new repository. And more! One thing you can count on: after reading this book, you’ll be well-prepared to use Git in your own software development workflow!
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Android Apprentice
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Kotlin Apprentice
For complete beginners to Kotlin. No prior programming experience necessary! This is a book for complete beginners to the new, modern Kotlin language. Everything in the book takes place in a clean, modern development environment, which means you can focus on the core features of programming in the Kotlin language, without getting bogged down in the many details of building apps. This is a sister book to the Android Apprentice the Android Apprentice focuses on making apps for Android, while the Kotlin Apprentice focuses on the Kotlin language fundamentals.
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Living by the Code
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Kotlin Multiplatform by Tutorials
The best book to teach you how to share code across platforms using Kotlin Multiplatform. You’ll gain the foundation of creating user interfaces using native UI toolkits and then writing common code for serialization, networking and persistence. You’ll also learn how dependency injection, testing and different architectures fit in with Kotlin Multiplatform so that you build maintainable and scalable apps for the real world.
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Jetpack Compose by Tutorials
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Android Accessibility by Tutorials
Accessibility is an important, often overlooked, part of building a quality app. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) can be confusing and it’s often unclear how to apply these guidelines to Android. In this book, you’ll learn about building accessible apps on Android using WCAG through hands-on, step-by-step tutorials.
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Real-World Android by Tutorials
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Android Debugging by Tutorials
Debugging is one of the most important steps in app development. Android Studio contains several tools which can help you out in stabilizing and optimizing your app. In this book, you’ll learn to use Android debugging tools to make your app optimized and bug-free through step-by-step tutorials.
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Kotlin Coroutines by Tutorials
The importance of concurrency is discovered quite early on by people who start with Android development. Android is inherently asynchronous and event-driven, with strict requirements as to on which thread certain things can happen. Add to this the often-cumbersome Java callback interfaces, and you will be trapped in spaghetti code pretty quickly (aptly termed as “Callback Hell”). No matter how many coding patterns you use to avoid that, you will have to encounter the state change across multiple threads in one way or the other. The only way to create a responsive app is by leaving the UI thread as free as possible, letting all the hard work be done asynchronously by background threads. Kotlin Coroutines by Tutorials will teach you the techniques you need to solve common programming problems using asynchronous programming.
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Functional Programming in Kotlin by Tutorials
Functional programming is a powerful paradigm for building your applications. This book will teach you the fundamentals of functional programming in a practical, hands-on way, while showing you how you can safely handle errors and state changes in your programs.
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Android App Distribution
If you’re planning on releasing a commercial app to the Google Play Store, you need this book. It will walk you through the entire process of uploading the app to the Play Store, distributing it to testers, creating a release strategy and making sure your users will continue to love it in the future. In short, this book will give you the knowledge you need to distribute an app with the best chance of long-term success.
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Android Animations by Tutorials
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Advanced Git
Master Git! Chances are if you’re involved with software development you’ve heard of and have used Git at some point in your life. Version control systems are critical for any successful collaborative software project. Git is both simple to start using and accommodating for the most complex tasks with version control. Even seasoned Git users hit roadblocks on how to handle common situations. Advanced Git is here to help! This book is the easiest and fastest way to get hands-on experience with using Git for version control of your projects. Take a deep dive into: How Git actually works: After using Git for a while it’s good to discover the whys behind all of the things. Rebasing: Rebasing and squashing doesn’t have to be scary; it’s quite a useful and advanced way of merging code to support your collaborative workflow. Undoing what you’ve done: Most frustration with Git comes from not being able to undo something that you’ve screwed up. But Git has lots of ways you can go back and recover from a weird merge or commit state. Workflows in Git: Working with Git requires some rules to make sure things go smoothly across development teams. Learn the most common workflows and how to decide which one to use. And more! One thing you can count on: after reading this book, you’ll be well-prepared to use Git in your own software development workflow!
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Saving Data on Android
Save Data on Android! Persisting data has always been a fundamental part of any app. Saving data locally or remotely with modern techniques for synchronization allows your app to always be up-to-date, reactively presenting fresh data. This book is for intermediate Kotlin or Android developers who want to know how to persist data using the standard Android APIs, the Jetpack DataStore mechanism, the Room Android Architecture Component or Google Firebase’s offerings. Topics Covered in This Book Persistence with Android SDK: Learn how to manage files, SharedPreferences and SQLite databases using the APIs the Android platform offers by default. Jetpack DataStore: Learn how to persist simple data by using key-value pairs. This is Google’s new and improved solution for saving data. In this book, you’ll learn basics about Preferences DataStore and how to migrate from SharedPreferences. Using Room: Room is one of the most important Google Architecture Components. It allows you to manage entities and relationships using classic Object-Oriented principles. In this book, you’ll learn everything you need to store data and run queries on top of it. Managing relationships with Room: A database has entities and relationships. In this book, you’ll learn how to design your database and manage relationships both eagerly and lazily. Managing and testing migrations: Every app evolves over time. Here, you’ll learn how to manage migrations with Room and how to test them properly. Firebase Realtime Database: Google provides tools to manage data both locally and remotely through the Firebase platform. With the Firebase Realtime Database, you can manage and keep data in sync, simply and efficiently. Cloud Storage: Another option Google provides is Cloud Storage, which lets you leverage all the power of Google’s infrastructure to manage your data and run expensive queries.
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Android Test-Driven Development by Tutorials
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Data Structures & Algorithms in Kotlin
Learn Data Structures & Algorithms in Kotlin! Data structures and algorithms are fundamental tools every developer should have. In this book, you’ll learn how to implement key data structures in Kotlin, and how to use them to solve a robust set of algorithms. This book is for intermediate Kotlin or Android developers who already know the basics of the language and want to improve their knowledge. Topics Covered in This Book Introduction to Kotlin: If you’re new to Kotlin, you can learn the main constructs and begin writing code. Complexity: When you study algorithms, you need a way to compare their performance in time and space. Learn about the Big-O notation to help you do this. Elementary Data Structures: Learn how to implement Linked List, Stacks, and Queues in Kotlin. Trees: Learn everything you need about Trees — in particular, Binary Trees, AVL Trees, as well as Binary Search and much more. Sorting Algorithms: Sorting algorithms are critical for any developer. Learn to implement the main sorting algorithms, using the tools provided by Kotlin. Graphs: Have you ever heard of Dijkstra and the calculation of the shortest path between two different points? Learn about Graphs and how to use them to solve the most useful and important algorithms.
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Dagger by Tutorials
Learn about dependency injection with Dagger! Dependency injection is an important technique for building software systems that are maintainable and testable. You’re likely already doing dependency injection, maybe without even realizing it. Dependency injection is nowhere near as complex as its name implies, and this book will guide you through everything you need to know! This book will guide you through Dagger, Google’s framework for Java, Kotlin, and Android. Dagger will help you solve many of the development and performance issues that have plagued reflection-based solutions. This book is for intermediate Kotlin or Android developers who want to know how to implement the dependency injection pattern with Dagger and Hilt libraries.
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Reactive Programming with Kotlin
Learn Reactive Programming in Kotlin with RxJava! Not only will you learn how to use RxJava to create complex reactive applications on Android, you’ll also see how to solve common application design issues by using RxJava, RxAndroid and RxKotlin. Finally, you’ll discover how to exercise full control over the library and leverage the full power of reactive programming in your apps. Specifically, learn to handle asynchronous event sequences via two key concepts in Rx—Observables and Observers. Hone your UI development with RxJava and companion libraries to make it easy to work with the UI of your apps, providing a reactive approach to handling user events. Dig into both intermediate and advanced topics, such as error handling, schedulers, app architecture, repositories, and integrating RxJava with Android Jetpack.
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Advanced Android App Architecture