Sams Teach Yourself Google TV App Development in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself Google TV App Development in 24 Hours

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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Google TV App Development in 24 Hours will help you master app development with the radically improved new version of Google TV running Android 3.2 and Android second-screen apps using 4.2. Using its straightforward, step-by-step approach, youa€™ll gain the hands-on skills you need to build all three types of Google TV apps: Web, Android, and second-screen apps. Youa€™ll learn todaya€™s Google TV development best practices. Every lesson builds on what youa€™ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success! Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Google TV development tasks Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge Notes present interesting information related to the discussion Tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks Cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them Carmen Delessio is an expert Android and application developer who has worked as a programmer, technical architect, and CTO at large and small organizations. He began his online development career at Prodigy working on early Internet applications. He has written for, Mashable, and His apps can be found at Learn how toa€b n Develop for TV watchers and the a€œ10-foot user experiencea€ n Create highly interactive and responsive TV apps n Use Google TVa€™s optimized HTML templates and layouts n Integrate HTML5 and jQuery into your Google TV apps n Design effective user interaction, dialogs, navigation, and video sitemaps n Organize Google TV apps intuitively with Tabs and the ActionBar n Use Fragments to simplify your development process n Store structured data locally in SQLite for instant user access n Create and use ContentProviders n Use the Channel Listing Provider for apps with TV listings and changing channels n Build second-screen apps to connect Google TV with a second device n Use the Anymote protocol to handle messaging between TVs and remote devices n Bring it all together to build a complete Google TV app, from start to finishThat has led to Android surpassing iOS as the leading smartphone operating system. Smart TVs are likely to follow a similar path. Google TV runs on Logitech, Sony, Vizio, and other devices. By providing a common platform, Google TVanbsp;...

Title:Sams Teach Yourself Google TV App Development in 24 Hours
Author:Carmen Delessio
Publisher:Sams Publishing - 2013-01-31


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