Real-World Android by Tutorials (First Edition): Professional App Development with Kotlin

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Real-World Android by Tutorials guides you through building one professional Android app using the most important architectures and libraries. Along the way, you'll get a solid foundation in Android development concepts so you can make informed decisions about how to apply them in your own codebase.

Learn how to implement a real-world Android app

When developing a professional Android app, there are hundreds of options for libraries and possible architectures. Finding documentation is easy, but you might end up with an app structure that isn't ideal for your project.

Real-World Android by Tutorials helps you implement a real-world app from scratch, addressing critical problems like finding the right architecture, making the UI responsive and appealing and implementing efficient animations.

Who this book is for

This book is for intermediate Android developers who already know the basics of the Android platform and the Kotlin language, and who are looking to build modern and professional apps using the most important libraries. If you want to create a reactive and good-looking UI and are determined not to ignore important aspects like security, this book will help.

Topics covered in Real-World Android by Tutorials

By reading this book, you'll learn about the following topics:

  • Choosing the right architecture Pick the right app architecture to achieve a good separation between domain and data layers, making your app easy to build and maintain.
  • Building features Learn how to structure your code to make it more testable.
  • Modularization Split your code into different modules, improving the build time and reusability of your code.
  • Animations Use the new Motion Editor to implement animations that make your app's UI more appealing.
  • Custom Views Go beyond the basics by creating a View that's specific to your app's needs.
  • Security Protect your app's data and code.
  • Tooling Mastering the right tool is a fundamental skill when creating a professional app. Learn how to use the tools to analyze your code and fix some tricky bugs.

One thing you can count on: After reading this book, you'll be prepared to implement your own, professional Android app.

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