CODE: ANDROID-INTRODUCTION-01-02 DURATION: 2 DAY/S
Skills Matter, co-organisers of #DroidconUK have partnered with Mark Murphy (who authored this course) and Novoda (the popular android developer consultancy), to bring you this 2-day (intensive) introduction to Android class.
Come join this Android training course, if you need to get a firm foundation for your Android application development efforts. In this Android course, you will learn the basics of getting Android applications and user interfaces up and running, including such tricky bits as dealing with background threads, screen rotations, and database access.
Upon completion of this Android training course, you will be able to use Android to construct a simple GUI, backed by a database and user preference file, containing multiple screens (activities).
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LEARN HOW TO:
Upon completion of this Introduction to Android course, you will be able to:
- Get Android applications and user interfaces up and running
- Deal with tricky bits such as background threads, screen rotations, and database access
- Use Android to construct a simple GUI, backed by a database and user preference file, containing multiple screens (activities).
Day 1 - Intro to Android course
- Android: Guts & GUIs
- Development Tools
- Selection Widgets
- Fancy Lists
- Fancy Widgets
- Menus & Messages
Day 2- Intro to Android course
- The Activity Lifecycle
- Using Multiple Activities
- Preferences & Files
- Rotation Events
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mark Murphy is the founder of CommonsWare and the author of the Busy Coderís Guide to Android Development and other books on Android application development. He is active in supporting the Android developer community, from answering questions on Stac
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IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NOVODA
IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?
If you are a mobile developer, keen to learn how to get Android applications and user interfaces up and running, including the tricky bits, this android beginners course is for you!
If you already have some experience in developing with Android, and are interested in expanding your Android horizons, join our Advanced Android course
To benefit from this Android training course, you'll need a solid background in Java programming, prior to attending! Additional experience, such as with programming using Swing, SWT, or any particular server-side framework is useful, though not essential. However, prior experience with some widget-based GUI toolkit (Swing, SWT,Windows/.NET, OS X/Cocoa, Qt, GTK+, GWT, Flex, XUL, etc.) is strongly recommended.
If you already have some experience in developing with Android, and are interested in expanding your Android horizons, join Mark's Advanced Android course
COURSE LABS & EXERCISES
Approximately 50% of the class time will be spent in
hands-on exercises, from _Android Programming Tutorials_
(http://commonsware.com/AndTutorials), which you receive as part of your complimentary six-month Warescription to the CommonsWare library
of Android books.
FOLLOW ON COURSES
Kevin McDonagh's Advanced Android for Busy Coders