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Designing and Developing for Google Glass Thinking Differently for a New Platform

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ISBN-10: 1491946458

ISBN-13: 9781491946459

Edition: 2014

Authors: Allen Firstenberg, Jason Salas

List price: $39.99
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Wearables are taking the world by storm—and the most intriguing, versatile, and powerful example is Google Glass. This book not only looks at ways to develop apps for Glass, but also takes you beyond the hows and whys of this product to talk about design and development in a world that's incorporating things like this into society.Developing applications for smart phones is commonplace, but that's not yet the case with wearable computers. The authors start by exploring the Google Glass and its place in society, and then show you how to design for a device that's different than anything previously sold. You'll learn all the steps necessary to develop "glasswear"—or what apps for Glass are…    
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/13/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 404
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.19" long x 2.09" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

By day, Allen is a Senior Project Engineer at where he has been instrumental in creating websites and mobile apps for companies and organizations from the American Booksellers Association to the National Science Foundation. By night he dons his super-coder cloak and creates tools, software, and tutorials to help people share their stories and improve their digital lives. Allen is a;members/ [Google Developer Exper , recognized by Google as one of the leaders in the developer community for Google+ and Google Glass, and is a Glass Explorer and Pioneer, having attended the New York Glass Foundry event run by Google in early 2013.…    

Jason Salas has parlayed his varied and diverse background of whatever jobs into a comic strip about a guy at a whatever job. An avid MAD Magazine reader as a boy, Jason has even had his work featured in MAD. As a writer/artist for MAD, he is officially an "idiot". (That's what they lovingly call their contributors.) This is a crowning achievement.