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These books are for second-generation Android app development techniques, focusing on Kotlin and the Android Jetpack:
Elements of Android Jetpack
If you are new to Android app development — or are new to some newer techniques — this book will walk you through the core steps for building an app!
Version 0.6 (2019-12-11, 785 pages)Learn More
Elements of Kotlin Coroutines
Coroutines is an important part of the Kotlin ecosystem, offering a native form of reactive programming. In this book, we explore coroutines, from simple suspending functions through flows and channels, to see how you can apply them in your app development.
Version 0.1 (2019-08-19, 170 pages)Learn More
Elements of Android Q
2019 has given us a new Android version, Android 10 (code-named "Q")! This book explores what is changing in Android Q that affects developers and their apps, such as the lockdown of external storage.
FINAL Version (2019-11-11, 96 pages)Learn More
If you "learn by doing", this book contains step-by-step instructions for building an Android app, including using the Architecture Components!
Version 0.9 (2019-11-03, 574 pages)Learn More
These books profiled the first-generation Android app development techniques, using Java and the Android Support Library:
The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development
The first and most comprehensive book on first-generation Android app development, covering both the basics and a wide range of advanced topics!
Version FINAL (2018-08-13, 4298 pages)Learn More
Android's Architecture Components
This book covers Google's Architecture Components family of libraries, from Room and
LiveData and how they integrate with classic Android app development!
Version FINAL (2019-01-22, 412 pages)Learn More