Posts Tagged ‘Android’

Free Xamarin Studio and Free Chapters 1-4 Professional Android Programming with Mono for Android and .NET/C#

Last week Xamarin announced a new version of MonoDevelop called Xamarin Studio. We’ve been big fans of Xamarin and Miguel de Icaza’s work all the way back to the inception of the Mono project so we’re especially amped to see Xamarin release a Free Starter Xamarin Studio to bring this great mobile development tool to an […]

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Sending SMS Messages Programmatically in Your Android Application

Recipe 5.2 Sending SMS Messages Programmatically in Your Android Application Android Versions Level 4 and above Permissions android.permission.SEND_SMS Source Code to Download from Wrox.com SendSMS.zip In some situations you might want to programmatically send SMS messages in your Android application. For example, your application might monitor the current location of a user and automatically send […]

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All Wrox.com Wrox e-books DRM-free in 3 formats: PDF, Mobi, ePub

We have been gradually making improvements to the Wrox.com ebook selection over the last 1-2 years. Today, we’re announcing that all Wrox ebooks purchased at Wrox.com are now DRM-free AND available for download in the 3 major formats –  PDF, Mobi, EPub. So, when you complete a purchase of a "PDF" at Wrox.com, you’ll instead be […]

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Wrox DRM-free ebooks in PDF and ePub AND Mobi

I’m happy to tell you that we have begun rolling out Wrox DRM-free ebooks on Wrox.com in both PDF and ePub. And, now, as of January 2012, these include mobi files as well. And for books where we offer all 3 versions versions, you’ll automatically get the PDF and the ePUB AND mobi in your download. Initially, […]

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Writing Motion Detecting Apps in Flash for Android and iOS

Android and iOS devices have built-in motion detectors that enable programmers to capture the motion that occurs on a three-dimensional axis. This capability enables you to detect all sorts of user motions — tilting the phone, shaking back and forth, and rotating it in a circular fashion. This chapter introduces you to the Accelerometer and […]

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Creating Android Apps that Send and Receive SMS Messages and Send Email

Once your basic Android application is up and running, the next interesting thing you can add to it is the capability to communicate with the outside world. You may want your application to send an SMS message to another phone when an event happens (such as when you reach a particular geographical location), or you […]

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Wrox ebooks available for purchase on oreilly.com

I’m very happy to acknowledge what several authors and readers have noticed: Wrox ebooks are now available for purchase from oreilly.com. O’Reilly has built a tremendous retail web site over the years selling many other publisher’s books that programmers would look for including Manning, Pragmatic, as well as their own books. We’re happy that our […]

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218 Wrox Books in Safari Books Online

As we announced recently, Wrox books are now in Safari. Already, the good folks at Safari have added 218 full Wrox books in Safari and they’re adding more constantly. For the month of May, Wrox marketing has passed along the good news from Safari that we’re authorized to offer you this great new offer to […]

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Wrox Books on Safari and 30% Safari Discount

This is an exciting day and exciting news to share. Wiley and Safari have announced that Wrox books are now available in Safari Books Online. We know many of you use Safari already and many more of you may join now that Wrox books are available there too. We know this, because as our marketing […]

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Wrox Authors Discuss Why They Like Writing for Wrox

A great fun little video starring several of our star authors: Billy Hollis, Bill Sheldon, Brent Ozar, Reto Meier, Jeff Fried, and Chris Hardy They discuss why they like writing for Wrox and how they focus their writing to connect with their readers.

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