Android Best Practices by Godfrey Nolan shows you how to make your Android apps stand out from the crowd with stronger reviews for your apps. Why settle for just making any Android app? Build a brilliant, standout Android app instead that lets your users praise it for ease of use, better performance and more. Better praise means better, higher placement in the app stores for increased app sales. Using a series of reference apps as examples which gradually evolve throughout this book, Android Best Practices brings together current Android best practices from User Interface/User Experience design, test driven development, and design patterns (i.e., MVC) to help you take your app to the next level, especially on these areas. Understanding Agile Android Mastering UX and Development Best Practices Overcoming device fragmentation Designing and developing on app that runs well on many if not all the leading Android smartphones and tablets today can be one of the most daunting challenges for Android developers. Well, this book takes much of the mystery out of that for you. After reading and using this book, you'll become a much better Android app designer and developer, which in turn can make your apps better placed and more successful in the market place. What you'll learn * How to use Android design patterns for consistent UI experience on many devicesHow to use Agile techniques such as Test Driven Development, Behavior Driven Development and Continuous Integration * How to test Android APKs on many devices and master device fragmentation * Secure coding practices on Android * How to organize an Android app using design patterns such as MVC/MVP etc. * How to create and consume REST and SOAP web services Who this book is for This book is for Android developers looking to solidify their coding and overall app design and development skills.