5 Best Books on Mobile Application Development

We have compiled a list of the Best Reference Books on Mobile Application Development, which are used by students of top universities, and colleges. This will help you choose the right book depending on if you are a beginner or an expert. Here is the complete list of Mobile Application Development Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of them as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase them. If permissible, you can also download the free PDF books on Mobile Application Development below.

1."Mobile Application Development: JavaScript Frameworks" by Hazem Saleh and Ethan Holmes
“Mobile Application Development: JavaScript Frameworks” Book Review: This book aims to improve the reader’s JavaScript skills for developing mobile applications and creating their own Apache Cordova cross-platform mobile plugins that can run on Apple iOS, Google Android, and Windows Phone. It covers the use of jQuery mobile to create a user-friendly interface and provides a detailed understanding of React Native’s workings. With the best tools at their disposal, readers can benefit from this book to build high-quality mobile apps.

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2."Professional Android 4 Application Development" by Reto Meier
“Professional Android 4 Application Development” Book Review: This book provides a concise overview of AndroidSDK’s features, and explains how to develop mobile applications for Android smartphones and tablets. It covers AndroidSDK releases, including Android 4.0 (Ice Cream), and new features such as drag and drop fragments, action bar, enhanced multitouch support, environmental sensor support, and major improvements to the animation framework. In addition, the book offers practical guidance for publishing and marketing applications.

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3."Xamarin Mobile Application Development for Android" by Mark C Reynolds
“Xamarin Mobile Application Development for Android” Book Review: The book is a guide for developing simple Android applications using the C# language. It is targeted towards C# developers who are interested in creating Android apps and individuals who want to improve their existing skill set. The book assumes prior knowledge of C#, .NET, and object-oriented software development, as well as familiarity with rich client technologies like WPF or Silverlight.

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4."Beginning Mobile Application Development in the Cloud" by Richard Rodger
“Beginning Mobile Application Development in the Cloud” Book Review: This book provides guide for building mobile applications using HTML5 web standards and cloud servers. It covers the two major mobile platforms, iPhone and Android, and discusses the emerging standards that enable the creation of cross-platform applications. The book also focuses on major cloud platforms such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook. Real-world examples are included to illustrate the development process of mobile applications step by step.

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5."Xamarin Mobile Application Development for iOS" by Paul F Johnson
“Xamarin Mobile Application Development for iOS” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive guide to iOS app development using Xamarin. The book is structured to cater to both novice and experienced developers who want to learn iOS app development using C#. The book covers the basics of Xamarin, iOS app development, and advanced topics such as navigation, data storage, and push notifications. The book also features step-by-step tutorials and code samples that are useful for teachers who are teaching iOS app development.

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