Multimobile Development: Building Applications for the IPhone and Android
ISBN/ASIN: 143023198X,9781430231981 | 2010 | English | pdf | 480/481 pages | 7.88 Mb
Publisher: Apress | Author: Matthew Baxter-Reynolds | Edition: 1
You've developed a killer app for one mobile device—now it’s time to maximize your intellectual investment and develop for the full spectrum of mobile platforms and devices. With Cracking iPhone and Android Native Development, you’ll learn how to quickly retool between the iPhone and Android platforms and broaden the interest and audience of your app, without working with burdensome and error-prone compatibility layers and toolkits.
Cracking iPhone and Android Native Development takes you, the developer, through the same mobile software development project on both platforms, learning the differences between and the relative strengths and weaknesses of each platform as you go. No magic intermediate layers of obfuscation—by the time you get to the end, you'll be an expert at developing for any of the major smartphone platforms using each vendor's preferred toolset and approach.
Cracking iPhone and Android Native Development covers the iPhone and Android platforms, two of the hottest mobile device platforms on the market today.
What you’ll learn How to develop, end-to-end, the same application on iPhone and Android platforms. The different service architectures available on each platform, concentrating on services related to storage, communications and security. Key differences in deploying and managing applications on the various platforms. How to translate experience at developing on one platform to speed development when attempting a project on a different platform. Plus, stay on top of developments in the mobile application space by visiting the author's comprehensive resource site at http://www.multimobiledevelopment.com Who this book is for
Cracking iPhone and Android Native Development is the essential book for software developers looking to build applications that run natively, without cumbersome compatibility layers and toolkits, on the iPhone and Android platforms.
Table of Contents Introduction The Six Bookmarks Server Service Application Architecture and Functional Specification Android: Installing the Toolset Android: Building the Logon Form and Consuming REST Services Android: An ORM Layer on SQLite Android: Pushing Changes to the Server iOS: Installing the Toolset iOS: Building the Logon Form and Consuming REST Services iOS: An ORM Layer on SQLite iOS: Pushing Changes Back to the Server iOS: MonoTouch