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Android 4.0 New Features

by Jim Wilson

This course introduces the new developer features available in Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

What you'll learn

Android 4.0 includes a number of new developer features that improve the ability for applications to support a wide variety of devices and enhance developer productivity. In this course we will exam many of these new features including Android user interface Fragments, the ActionBar, how to detect network availability, working with peer-to-peer network communications, and using the new Calendar API.

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About the author

Jim Wilson is president of JW Hedgehog, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in solutions for the Android, iOS, and Microsoft platforms. Jim has over 30 years of software engineering experience, with the past 15 years heavily focused on creating mobile device and location-based solutions. He has co-founded multiple software-related startups and has served in a consulting role at several more. After nearly a decade as a Microsoft Device Application Development MVP, Jim now focuses on developing A... more

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