Android NDK Beginner's Guide by Sylvain Ratabouil

By Sylvain Ratabouil

Detect the local aspect of Android and inject the facility of C/C++ on your applications
* Create excessive functionality purposes with C/C++ and combine with Java
* make the most complex Android beneficial properties similar to pics, sound, enter and sensing
* Port and reuse your personal 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 strength of those cellular units utilizing high-performance and conveyable code.

This e-book will assist you to create C/C++ enabled purposes and combine them with Java. you'll the best way to entry local API and port libraries utilized in the most winning Android applications.

Using this functional step by step instructional, highlighted with reviews and methods, detect find out how to run C/C++ code embedded in a Java software or in a standalone software. you are going to create a true local program ranging from venture production via to complete implementation of local API and the porting of latest third-party libraries. you will find OpenGL ES and OpenSL ES, that are changing into the recent average in mobility. additionally, you will know how to entry keyboard and enter peripherals and the way to learn accelerometer or orientation sensors. eventually, you'll dive into extra complex subject matters akin to debugging and ARM assembler directions. through the tip of the booklet, you have to comprehend the major components to assist you begin exploiting the facility and portability of local code.

What you are going to research from this book
* leap within the beginning block and create your first Android local projec
* converse with Java via Java local Interfaces
* show 2nd and 3D pix with OpenGL ES
* Play sound and tune with OpenSL ES
* deal with Android enter and sensors
* Debug purposes and observe complex ARM instructions
* Port current C/C++ code to Android
* mix pictures, sound, enter, sensors and physics on your application


This beginner's consultant makes a speciality of getting you thru the entire significant studying issues in a gentle, logical order. You'll additionally see the best way to steer clear of a few universal pitfalls.

Who this publication 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? solution definite to any of the above and this booklet 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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