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Everyone knows that if you want to survive in the world of mobile app development you need to be up-to-date with the latest trends and developments. We have asked long time app developers to share with us their favorite resources. So below is a list of ten books that all iOS and Android App Developers should read, whether you are a novice or an advanced developer there is something for everyone. If you feel we have forgotten something feel free to let us know in the comments section.

iPhone & Phonegap development : Building Cross-Platform Mobile Apps

iPhone & Phonegap development : Building Cross-Platform Mobile Apps

The book is intended as a guide for those developers who would like to start creating their own mobile applications for one of the most popular mobile platforms today - iOS and its iPhone and iPad devices. The book is designed so that a user who has a basic knowledge of JavaScript and HTML5, could be able to create a step -by-step complete functional mobile application, and upload it to the App Store, either to sell or offer it for free. All of this without the knowledge of the native programming for the iOS platform. The book is also suitable for advanced developers who already have with JavaScript and HTML5 experience and would like to learn how to use their prior knowledge for the development of mobile applications for the iPhone and other platforms and also learn a lot of useful information about the user interface, optimizing applications to run on real device, or extension plugins, thus saving a considerable amount of time. More info →
Android : Application Development

Android : Application Development

Second edition of this successful book brings extra sections describing the complete development of functional application in which the reader will try most discussed topics on his own. The book also contains de- tailed description of the preparation for publication of the application in the Android Market. The reader will gain the knowledge to monetize his applications. Other extensions are tips and tricks for developing mobile applications for Android. Although this is one of the newest operating systems, its popularity is growing at an incredible pace. It is very fast and stable operating system. Android market is full of all kinds of applications and source code for Android is free-to-use (distributed as open source). Due to the prevalence of a huge growth in popularity of this operating system, the demand for quality software is gradually growing. Educate yourself and start your career in application development! More info →
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Hello, Android: Introducing Google’s Mobile Development Platform

Hello, Android: Introducing Google’s Mobile Development Platform

$25.00
Hello Android helps you take the baby steps and is a book made for newbies who are serious about developing apps for the Google mobile OS. The book gives real world advice on various versions of Android from Cupcake (Android 1.5) to FroYo (Android 2.2). The book teaches you to build apps with audio and video support, add graphics using 2D and 3D OpenGL, network with web pages and web services, and store data with SQLite. More info →
Android Development for Dummies

Android Development for Dummies

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Genre: Android
The book is written by Android guru Donn Felker and is one of the top selling Android books. The book is written in digestible sections so that the concepts sink in to the learners head. Not just dummies but even professionals can make use of this book. More info →
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The Busy Coder’s Guide to Advanced Android Development

The Busy Coder’s Guide to Advanced Android Development

The Busy Coder's Guide to Advanced Android Development picks up where its predecessor left off, covering yet more topics of interest to the professional Android application developer. If you need to use sensors, create home screen widgets, play back media, take pictures with the camera, or implement sophisticated services, this book will be a helpful guide. With all sample source code available for download from the CommonsWare Web site -- as are the samples from all of CommonsWare's Android books -- you can try out the book examples yourself and continue your education further. CommonsWare even has a support Google Group for readers, to help answer questions about the book materials and examples. More info →
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