Enterprise Android: Programming Android Database Applications for the Enterprise

Enterprise Android: Programming Android Database Applications for the Enterprise
  • Paperback: 408 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (October 28, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118183495
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118183496
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Enterprise Android: Programming Android Database Applications for the Enterprise

Android devices represent a rapidly growing share of the mobile device market. With the release of Android 4, they are moving beyond consumer applications into corporate/enterprise use. Developers who want to start building data-driven Android applications that integrate with enterprise systems will learn how with this book. In the tradition of WOW! eBook Professional guides, it thoroughly covers sharing and displaying data, transmitting data to enterprise applications, and much more. Enterprise Android: Programming Android Database Applications for the Enterprise prepares any Android developer to start creating data-intensive applications that today’s businesses demand.

  • Shows Android developers who are not familiar with database development how to design and build data-driven applications for Android devices and integrate them with existing enterprise systems
  • Explores how to collect and store data using SQLite, share data using content providers, and display data using adapters
  • Covers migrating data using various methods and tools; transmitting data to the enterprise using web services; serializing, securing, and synchronizing data
  • Shows how to take advantage of the built-in capabilities of the Android OS to integrate applications into enterprise class systems

Enterprise Android: Programming Android Database Applications for the Enterprise prepares any Android developer to start creating data-intensive applications that today’s businesses demand.

Android devices have moved beyond consumer applications into corporate and enterprise use. If you are eager to start building data-driven Android applications that integrate with enterprise systems, this book shows you how. The authors thoroughly explain how to use content providers to share data, adapters to display data, and web services to transmit data. They also show how to integrate applications with existing enterprise systems, secure data, and synchronize data. By the end of the book, you’ll have a solid understanding of how to create data-intensive applications that today’s businesses demand.

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Learn to build data-driven Android apps for enterprise systems

Android devices have moved beyond consumer applications into corporate and enterprise use. If you are eager to start building data-driven Android applications that integrate with enterprise systems, this book shows you how. The authors thoroughly explain how to use content providers to share data, adapters to display data, and web services to transmit data. They also show how to integrate applications with existing enterprise systems, secure data, and synchronize data. By the end of the book, you’ll have a solid understanding of how to create data-intensive applications that today’s businesses demand.

Enterprise Android: Programming Android Database Applications for the Enterprise:

  • Focuses on making and using simple databases for caching or syncing results for REST-based applications
  • Covers ContentProvider, REST, concurrency, and networking
  • Details ways to use Hibernate to create a RESTful web service and connect it to Android
  • Helps you enhance performance by avoiding CRUD-over-the-Internet
  • Gets you started writing backend cloud services that connect to Android
  • Introduces a new open source and generic synchronization framework designed specifically to integrate with Android APIs
  • Addresses the security-oriented aspect of application implementation

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The definitive guide to building data-driven Android applications for enterprise systems

Android devices represent a rapidly growing share of the mobile device market. With the release of Android 4, they are moving beyond consumer applications into corporate/enterprise use. Developers who want to start building data-driven Android applications that integrate with enterprise systems will learn how with this book. In the tradition of WOW! eBook Professional guides, it thoroughly covers sharing and displaying data, transmitting data to enterprise applications, and much more. Enterprise Android: Programming Android Database Applications for the Enterprise prepares any Android developer to start creating data-intensive applications that today’s businesses demand.

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