Android NDK Beginner's Guide by Sylvain Ratabouil

By Sylvain Ratabouil

Become aware of the local aspect of Android and inject the ability of C/C++ on your applications
* Create excessive functionality functions with C/C++ and combine with Java
* make the most complicated Android gains comparable to pix, sound, enter and sensing
* Port and reuse your individual or third-party libraries from the prolific C/C++ ecosystem

In Detail

Android NDK is all approximately injecting excessive functionality into your apps. make the most the utmost energy of those cellular units utilizing high-performance and conveyable code.

This publication will provide help to create C/C++ enabled purposes and combine them with Java. you are going to entry local API and port libraries utilized in probably the most winning Android applications.

Using this functional step by step instructional, highlighted with reviews and methods, observe how you can run C/C++ code embedded in a Java software or in a standalone program. you'll create a true local software ranging from undertaking production via to complete implementation of local API and the porting of current third-party libraries. you can find OpenGL ES and OpenSL ES, that are turning into the hot regular in mobility. additionally, you will know the way to entry keyboard and enter peripherals and the way to learn accelerometer or orientation sensors. ultimately, you are going to dive into extra complicated subject matters corresponding to debugging and ARM assembler directions. by way of the top of the ebook, you might want to understand the major parts to allow you to commence exploiting the ability and portability of local code.

What you are going to examine from this book
* bounce within the beginning block and create your first Android local projec
* converse with Java via Java local Interfaces
* exhibit 2nd and 3D snap shots with OpenGL ES
* Play sound and song with OpenSL ES
* deal with Android enter and sensors
* Debug functions and realize complex ARM instructions
* Port present C/C++ code to Android
* mix pics, sound, enter, sensors and physics on your application

Approach

This beginner's advisor specializes in getting you thru the entire significant studying issues in a gentle, logical order. You'll additionally see the best way to keep away from a few universal pitfalls.

Who this e-book is written for

Are you an Android Java programmer who wishes extra functionality? Are you a C/C++ developer who doesn't are looking to trouble with Java stuff and its out-of-control rubbish collector? do you need to create quickly in depth multimedia purposes or video games? resolution convinced to any of the above and this publication is for you. With a few basic wisdom of C/C++ improvement, it is possible for you to to dive head first into local Android development.

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