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Learn Spring for Android Application Development

Learn Spring for Android Application Development

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Build robust Android applications with Kotlin 1.3 and Spring 5

What is this book about?

As the new official language for Android, Kotlin is attracting new as well as existing Android developers. As most developers are still working with Java and want to switch to Kotlin, they find a combination of these two appealing. This book addresses this interest by bringing together Spring, a widely used Java SE framework for building enterprise-grade applications, and Kotlin.

This book covers the following exciting features:

  • Get to grips with the basics of the Spring Framework
  • Write web applications using the Spring Framework with Kotlin
  • Develop Android apps with Kotlin
  • Connect a RESTful web service with your app using Retrofilt
  • Understand JDBC, JPA, MySQL for Spring and SQLite Room for Android
  • Explore Spring Security fundamentals, Basic Authentication, and OAuth2
  • Delve into Concurrency and Reactive programming using Kotlin
  • Develop testable applications with Spring and Android

If you feel this book is for you, get your copy today!

Instructions and Navigations

All of the code is organized into folders. For example, Chapter02.

The code will look like the following:

fun test() {

Following is what you need for this book: If you’re an aspiring Android developer or an existing developer who wants to learn how to use Spring to build robust Android applications in Kotlin, this book is for you. Though not necessary, basic knowledge of Spring will assist with understanding key concepts covered in this book.

With the following software and hardware list you can run all code files present in the book (Chapter 1-10).

Software and Hardware List

Chapter Software required OS required
1-10 IntelliJ Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux (Any)
1-10 Insomnia REST Client Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux (Any)
1-10 MySQL Workbench Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux (Any)
1-10 Android Studio Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux (Any)

We also provide a PDF file that has color images of the screenshots/diagrams used in this book. Click here to download it.

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Get to Know the Authors

S. M. Mohi Us Sunnat is a passionate Android developer and trainer with over 4 years' experience. He has developed applications using Kotlin as the principal programming language. He is the founder of DreamOgrammerS, a small IT company. He is the organizer of Droidcon Dhaka. He loves community engagement and works on a number of open source projects, including Mozilla Firefox and Brave. He is also the community leader of the Bangladesh Kotlin user group and the Dhaka Twitter developer community of Bangladesh.

Igor Kucherenko is an Android developer at Techery, a software development company that uses Kotlin as the main language for Android development. Currently, he lives in Ukraine, where he is a speaker in the Kotlin Dnipro community, which promotes Kotlin, and shares his knowledge with audiences at meetups. You can find his articles concerning Kotlin and Android development on Medium and in a blog for Yalantis, where he worked previously.

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