This new fourth edition of the #1 book for learning Android covers all modern Android versions from Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) through Android 5.0. Freshly added material covers new Android features such as Fragments, Google Play Services, and Loaders, in addition to the latest Android Wear and Android TV platforms.
Ed Burnette is a software industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience as a programmer, author, and analyst. He is a founding member and senior researcher at the SAS Advanced Server Research group, and is the creator of Planet Android (www.planetandroid.com). Ed has authored numerous technical articles and books, including Google Web Toolkit: Taking the Pain out of Ajax and Eclipse IDE Pocket Guide. In his copious spare time, you can often find him playing video games with his two sons at their home in central North Carolina