Android Things Quick Start Guide [eBook]

Android Things Quick Start Guide [eBook]

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Android Things Quick Start Guide
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Learn about Android Things & Its Design Concept and Build Your Own Smart Devices

Packt Publishing


Packt Publishing | Tech Knowledge in Motion
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Founded in 2004 in Birmingham, UK, Packt's mission is to help the world put software to work in new ways, through the delivery of effective learning and information services to IT professionals. Working towards that vision, Packt has published over 6,500 books and videos so far, providing IT professionals with the actionable knowledge they need to get the job done - whether that's specific learning on an emerging technology or optimizing key skills in more established tools.

Raul Portales is a software engineer who has had a love for computers, electronics, and gadgets in general for as long as he remembers. He jumped into Android as soon as it was released. Raul has worked on social networks, education, healthcare, and even founded a gaming studio and a consultancy company. Specializing in mobile and UX, he speaks frequently at conferences and meetups. Raul's love for electronics reignited when Google announced Android Things. He started tinkering with it with the first Developer Preview, which lead to adding the IoT category on his Google Developer expert profile.


Android Things is the IoT platform made by Google, based on Android. It allows us to build smart devices simply and conveniently, leveraging the Android ecosystem tools and libraries while letting Google take care of security updates. This book takes you through the basics of IoT and smart devices. It will help you to interact with common IoT device components and learn the underlying protocols. For a simple setup, this course will be using Rainbow HAT so that you don't need to do any wiring.

  • Lifetime access to eBook with 192 pages
  • Learn about the Android Things platform, the design concepts behind it, & how it relates to other IoT frameworks
  • Look at Developer Kits & learn how to install Android Things on them by creating a simple project
  • Explore the real power of Android Things


Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: all levels
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  • Any device with basic specifications


  • Unredeemed licenses can be returned for store credit within 30 days of purchase. Once your license is redeemed, all sales are final.
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