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  • Android Level 1 course

Sorry, we currently do not have any public courses scheduled for the Android level 1 course. Please contact us to see if we can put one on the schedule for you

Sorry, we currently do not have any public courses scheduled for the Android level 1 course. Please contact us to see if we can put one on the schedule for you

Android Level 1 course

Course Description

This course is a comprehensive look at the Android architecture that teaches how to build and deploy applications for Android phones and tablets using the Java programming language. Starting with the installation of the required developer tools, including Eclipse and the Android SDK, the course covers how to build the user interface, work with local data, integrate data from the accelerometer and other sensors, and deploy finished applications to the Android Market.

 

Pre-requisites

Java Essentials and Basic PC skills

Android Level 1 course

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Course Outline

Getting Started

  • Installing the SDK tools on a Windows machine
  • Installing the SDK tools on a Mac
  • Installing platforms and samples
  • Creating an Android Virtual Device (emulator)
  • Installing Eclipse on a Mac
  • Installing Eclipse on a Windows machine
  • Installing the Android Development Tools
  • Preparing an Android device for development

 

Android Application Development Fundamentals - What is Android?

  • Overview of Android development
  • Understanding project creation and structure
  • Working with the AndroidManifest.xml file
  • Creating and managing activities
  • Using explicit intents
  • Using implicit intents
  • Creating and using resources
  • Understanding security and permissions
  • Debugging an app

 

User Interface and Controls

  • Understanding units and layout
  • Using layout managers
  • Working with text controls
  • Building button controls
  • Building list controls
  • Building custom list layouts
  • Other interesting controls

 

Graphics and Styling

  • Creating and using styles
  • Creating and using themes
  • Creating icons
  • Creating NinePatch drawables

 

Supporting Multiple Screens

  • Understanding screen size and density
  • Providing alternate layouts

 

Animation and Graphics

  • Setting up frame-by-frame animation
  • Showing tween animation
  • Working in 2D graphics

 

Menus and Dialogs

  • Setting up options menus
  • Building context menus
  • Building alert dialogs
  • Setting up progress dialogs
  • Creating custom dialogs

 

Notifications and Toast

  • Displaying status bar notifications
  • Displaying toast notifications

 

Working with Media

  • Setting up audio playback
  • Establishing video playback
  • Accessing the camera and camera roll

 

Preferances and Data Storage

  • Using shared preferences
  • Creating a preferences activity
  • Using the SQLite database
  • Setting up network access
  • Using ContentProviders

 

Location and Maps

  • Incorporating Google Maps
  • Using GPS to find the current location

 

Creating a Home Screen Widget

  • Creating a simple home-screen widget
  • Creating a widget configuration activity

 

Publishing the App

  • Preparing for publishing
  • Signing and building
  • Preparing the graphics
  • Publishing to the Android Market

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