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Android Wear Projects

By : Ashok Kumar S
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Android Wear Projects

By: Ashok Kumar S

Overview of this book

Android Wear Projects is your opportunity to step into the exciting new world of Android Wear app development. This book will help you to master the skills in Android Wear programming and give you a complete insight on wear app development. You will create five different Android Wear apps just like the most popular Android Wear apps. You will create a To-do list, a city maps app, a Wear messenger, Wear fitness tracker and Watch face. While you create these apps you will learn to create custom notifications, receive voice inputs in notifications, add pages to notifications and stack notifications. You will see how to create custom wear app layouts, the custom UIs specially designed for Wear. You will learn to handle and manage data and syncing data with other devices, create interactive Watch faces and also ensure the safety and security of your Wear apps by testing and securing your apps before you deploy them on the app store.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Customer Feedback
Let us Help Capture What is on Your Mind - WearRecyclerView and More
Let us Help Capture What is on Your Mind - Saving Data and Customizing the UI
Measuring Your Wellness and Syncing Collected Sensor Data
Let us Chat in a Smart Way - Notifications and More

About the Author

Ashok Kumar S is an Android developer residing in Bangalore, India. A gadget enthusiast, he thrives on innovating and exploring the latest gizmos in the tech space.

He has been developing Android applications for all Google-related technologies. He is a Google certified Udacity Nano degree holder.

A strong believer in spirituality, he heavily contributes to the open source community as a e-spiritual ritual to improve his e-karma. He regularly conducts workshops about Android application development in local engineering colleges and schools. He also organizes multiple tech events at his organization and is a regular attendee of all the conferences that happen on Android in the silicon valley of India.

He also has a YouTube channel, called AndroidABCD, where he discusses all aspects of Android development, including quick tutorials.

I would like to thank Mr. Mohan B A for guiding me in everything I plan to accomplish; he's been my strength and a great teacher. I would like to thank my colleagues at Dunst Technologies Pvt. Ltd for supporting me and for encouraging me to write this book. Dunst has always been a great place to learn and implement everything I learned in the real world. It is a privilege to be a part of an outstanding organisation such as Dunst. I would like to thank my family for all their support, especially my mother Lalitha, sister-in-law Sumithra, and Krishna for constantly pushing me to do my best and making sure that I would never go hungry to bed. I would like to thank all the people who have supported me at every stage of this book, especially Vinod S Nair and Ashwin R Nair. I would like to thank the Packt Publishing team for this opportunity and for supporting me throughout my journey to complete this book.