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Inside the Android OS is the first comprehensive guide and reference for developers who want to customize and integrate Android into their own embedded devices. Replete with code examples, it encourages you to create your own working code versions as you read -- whether for your own personal insight or for a workplace project in the fast-growing marketplace for non-phone Android devices.
G. Blake Meike responds to the real-world needs of embedded and IoT developers moving to Android, providing indispensable information without becoming obscure or too specialized. Meike teaches through a book-length project that covers everything developers need to know to create their own custom Android service. You’ll find approachable yet precise coverage of:
If you’re a software professional who wants to construct or maintain a successful Android-based product, this is the book you’ve been searching for.
1. Customizing Android
2. Building AOSP
3. System Startup
4. Running a Native Service
5. Getting to Java
6. Android Startup
7. Building a Java System Service
8. Binder and IPC
9. Permissions and Access Control
10. Letting Apps use Your Service
11. Putting a Bow on It