Android 3.0 Animations Beginner’s Guide by Alex Shaw

Summary: Animations explained; may be hard to follow for beginners

I had great expectations when it comes to this title. There are always issues with becoming familiar with graphics and animation whenever you start to develop for new architecture. However, I think this book is slightly to complicated for beginners. It covers most common use-cases for graphics animation, but in case you are Android newbie you may find it hard to follow.

What I liked in the book was the structure. It is well organized, each chapter has similar structure and you are guided from the beginning till the end of each topic.

What I didn’t like in the book was the way you are guided. Sometimes you can get confused where to head in the next step or you can get lost in detailed description of the details (like in case of long tables of attributes). But, as I said at the beginning I still learn Android and my review may be biased. I am simply not familiar with Android’s odds and ends.

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Amazon (in Books): Android 3.0 Animations: Beginner’s Guide
Amazon (Kindle): Android 3.0 Animations: Beginner’s Guide