If you have ever been wondering what android programming is all about then this is the book that you need to get. It contains all the basics of this type of programming, how to build an app and much, much more.The author goes to great lengths to break all the information down to be as basic as possible so that the reader that is not as confident in their abilities as others are will be able to follow the instructions and get a foot into the world of android programming.This type of programming is becoming extremely popular nowadays as more and more technology is making use of the android platform so there definitely is need for more persons that have that kind of knowledge. This tutorial guide will give you a head start of everything that you need to know before you go on to the more advanced aspects of programming.The benefits if this book are quite numerous and if nothing else it can serve as a quick reference guide for those individuals that want a quick refresher on the steps that are supposed to be taken. You won’t be said to be a newbie after you read this!About the Author: A techie at heart Richard Cole had to find an outlet for all of the information that he wanted to share on android programming. After all it has become rather popular since the upsurge of gadgets that use android technology so it would be prudent to have information on hand that could help persons to use it.He made the decision to write the book and then he had to ensure that everything was extremely easy to understand so that those who have no prior knowledge of the topic would be able to do so.Richard knows that everyone would love to at least be able to create an app as that is all the rage nowadays to the point where it has become quite profitable for some. He has included the process to do that and more in his text. He makes the entire process of coding fun.He makes the reader feel that technology is not only for the Silicone valley crowd.It is something that can be learned by all (the basics at least) and then if the interest is still there the move can be made to learn even more about the process of android programming.