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Embedded Android: Porting, Extending, and Customizing

Embedded Android: Porting, Extending, and Customizing

The updated edition of hands-on book shows you how Android works and how you can adapt it to fit your needs. You'll delve into Android's architecture and learn how to navigate its source code, modify its various components, and create your own version of Android for your particul... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781491920718
Published 8 July 2016 by O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Format Paperback, 2nd Revised edition
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Author(s) By Yaghmour, Karim
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ISBN-13 9781491920718
ISBN-10 1491920718
Stock Out of stock
Status Publication Cancelled
Publisher O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Imprint O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publication Date 8 July 2016
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback, 2nd Revised edition
Edition 2nd Revised edition
Author(s) By Yaghmour, Karim
Category Computer Hardware & Operating Systems
Handheld Devices (Eg Palm, Pocketpc)
Computer Programming
Number of Pages 365
Dimensions Width: 150mm
Height: 250mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 666g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Computing: Professional & Programming
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly;General/trade
Dewey Code 006.22
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Looking to port Android to other platforms such as embedded devices? The updated edition of hands-on book shows you how Android works and how you can adapt it to fit your needs. You'll delve into Android's architecture and learn how to navigate its source code, modify its various components, and create your own version of Android for your particular device. You'll also discover how Android differs from its Linux roots. If you're experienced with embedded systems development and have a good handle on Linux, this book helps you mold Android to hardware platforms other than mobile devices.

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Author's Bio

Karim J. Yaghmour is part serial entrepreneur part unrepentant geek. He is the CEO of Opersys Inc., a company providing development and training services on Embedded Android and Embedded Linux, and is most widely known for having authored O'Reilly's Building Embedded Linux Systems - which sold tens of thousands of copies worldwide and has been translated into several different languages. Karim pioneered the world of Linux tracing by introducing the Linux Trace Toolkit (LTT) in the late '90s. He continued maintaining LTT through 2005 and was joined in this effort by developers from several companies, including IBM, HP, and Intel. LTT users have included: Google, IBM, HP, Oracle, Alcatel, Nortel, Ericsson, Qualcomm, NASA, Boeing, Airbus, Sony, Samsung, NEC, Fujitsu, SGI, RedHat, Thales, Oerlikon, Bull, Motorola, ARM, ST Micro. Other contributions include relayfs and Adeos. Karim has presented and published as part of a number of peer-reviewed scientific and industry conferences, magazines and online publications, including Usenix, the Linux Kernel Summit, the Embedded Linux Conference, the Android Builders Summit, AnDevCon, the Embedded Systems Conference, the Ottawa Linux Symposium, LinuxJournal, the O'Reilly Network and the Real-Time Linux Workshop.

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