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The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development Version 3.1 Released

Subscribers now have access to The Busy Coder’s Guide to Android Development, Version 3.1. PDF and EPUB editions are available now, with as-is Kindle editions showing up over the next day or so.

This update includes:

  • all samples tested against the Android 2.2 emulator
  • a new section on dealing with screen rotations and background threads
  • a new section on database writing performance on flash
  • a new section on using startForeground() with services
  • numerous minor improvements
  • errata fixes

This added about 10 pages to the book.

If you have any ideas, suggestions, complaints, etc. regarding the book, please join the cw-android Google Group and post there!


If your training firm is in need of an expert Android trainer to handle public training classes, contact Mark Murphy, as he may be able to help!