Mastering Android Wear Application Development

Master wearable technology: the future of mobile devicesAbout This BookMastering Android Wear Development is a complete guide to wearable technology for experienced Android developersNotifications, voice input, coping with round screens – all the key challenges of wearable technology are coveredThis book describes not just how to write code for wearables, but also how to think about wearable technology and design apps that work well with the physical limitations of wearable devicesWho This Book Is ForThis book is for application developers (web, mobile, and desktop) who are interested in building new wearable apps, and mobile developers who already have apps on iTunes or Google Play Store and are looking to provide Android Wear support for their existing Android or iOS apps.What You Will LearnUnderstand the Wearable computing technologySet up a development environment to build Android Wear apps using Android StudioMaster the Android Wear SDK and APIsUnderstand the UI patterns and UX principles to build Android Wear appsWork with the different form factors of wearable devices (round and square)Take advantage of the sensors available on Android Wear devices Develop Android Wear sample appsCommunicate between Android mobile and Android Wear appsGet to know the steps involved in publishing Android Wear apps to the Play storeIn DetailWearable technology is the future of mobile devices. It looks set to be a breakthrough technology, just like the iPad was before it. With the Apple Watch being widely regarded as a success, all eyes are now on Google to provide a similar device for its users. Keep your skills ahead of the competition and be one of the first to fully understand this powerful new trend. This book will give you a very solid understanding on the philosophy, thought process, development details, and methodologies involved in building well-designed, robust Android Wear applications.We cover the advantages and disadvantages of the wearable computing paradigm and provide a good foundational knowledge for you to build practical, real-world wearable apps. You will learn about the various tools, platforms, libraries, SDKs, and technology needed to build Android Wear apps. By the end of the book, you will be an expert in building Android wearable apps.

Author: Siddique Hameed

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