Decompiling Android

  • Authors
  • Godfrey Nolan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Godfrey Nolan
    Pages 1-17
  3. Godfrey Nolan
    Pages 19-55
  4. Godfrey Nolan
    Pages 57-92
  5. Godfrey Nolan
    Pages 93-149
  6. Godfrey Nolan
    Pages 151-174
  7. Godfrey Nolan
    Pages 175-227
  8. Godfrey Nolan
    Pages 229-253
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 255-287

About this book


Decompiling Android looks at the the reason why Android apps can be decompiled to recover their source code, what it means to Android developers and how you can protect your code from prying eyes. This is also a good way to see how good and bad Android apps are constructed and how to learn from them in building your own apps.

This is becoming an increasingly important topic as the Android marketplace grows and developers are unwittingly releasing the apps with lots of back doors allowing people to potentially obtain credit card information and database logins to back-end systems, as they don’t realize how easy it is to decompile their Android code.      

  • In depth examination of the Java and Android class file structures
  • Tools and techniques for decompiling Android apps
  • Tools and techniques for protecting your Android apps

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