A Crowd-sourced Cookbook on Writing Great Android® Apps
Welcome to the Crowd-Sourced Android CookBook
We are building a community-written web site which has also been used to create an O'Reilly Cookbook, both about how to build great Android applications. It is full of how-to information along with code snippets that illustrate the ideas presented. It features both how-to's that overlap with the official documentation, and material that goes beyond this to be more tutorial, more in-depth, or explaining "lessons from the trenches": what actually works to get the application functioning well. Unlike most books written by one, two or a few individuals, this one has input from dozens of contributors, who were all able to view and comment on each others' recipes before the book was published. The published version(s) include printed books, eBooks, and other uses. And long after the book was first published in 2012, this site will continue to exist - with a larger collection of recipes than will fit in the published book - and serve as an Android developer resource site long after.
We welcome contributions from anybody who has something useful to say about how to make usable and successful Android applications. There are several ways of contributing: experienced Android developers can write recipes; newer ones can suggest recipes that they'd like to see; anybody can read and comment on recipes; anybody can vote for existing recipes (voting indicates that you like the recipe and/or think it should be included in the published edition of the book). All we ask of contributors is the following:
Of course, everyone who contributes a Recipe gets credit for it on the site. In addition, everyone who contributed one or more Recipes that are chosen - at the editors' discretion - for inclusion in the published work, received an ebook copy of the finished edition (readable in all supported O'Reilly eBook formats).
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