The best programming techniques are often the shortest and simplest. Hacks are the little gems you learn from the old guy in the next cube or from the geniuses on StackOverflow. In this compact and infinitely useful book, Android expert Carlos Sessa delivers 50 hacks that will save you time, stretch your skills, and maybe even make you smile. 50 Android Hacks organizes 50 Android hacks into categories including Layout, Animation, Patterns, UX, and more. Each fully-illustrated hack is just a few pages long and includes annotated source code. AUDIENCE This book is for beginner as well as advanced Android developers. ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY A hack is an alternative or additional piece of code that performs a specific function. These functions can help customize Android devices, making them more useful and fun to use.