Android for Beginners

Android for Beginners by LearnToProgram, Inc.


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Unless you've been sleeping for the last couple of years, you know that Mobile is H-O-T! And the most popular mobile platform in the world? That's Android. Do you have a great idea for an App that you'd love to get on the market? Does your company need an app to grow it's online audience? Perhaps you've always wanted to learn Android Development for fun?

Whatever your reason-- Android Development for Beginners is for you! This course covers the skills needed to produce competent, quality, error-free Android appications. More importantly, this course builds the foundation you need to learn more advanced skills and create professional, quality applications as you learn more.

While this is a course for beginners, to be successful you need to know the basics of Java. The course will review the more complex Java used in the Android ecosystem, but you should understand Java Basics-- Variables, Loops, Functions, Conditionals should be enough.

We recommend you view the lessons and then code along with the instructor. Lab exercises included.

Here's what you'll learn:
Chapter One: Java Review
1.1Creating Basic Java Applications
1.2Creating Applications in Packages
1.3Java Variables
1.4Java Conditionals and Loops
1.5Java Arrays
1.6Java Array Lists

Chapter Two: Java Object Oriented Concepts Review
2.1Creating a Java Class
2.2 Improving the Java Class
2.3Using Inheritance
2.4Understanding Interfaces
2.5The Static Context

Chapter Three: Creating Your First Android Applications
3.1The Hello World Application
3.2Working with the Emulator
3.5Introducing the Manifest
3.6Understanding the Activity Lifecycle

Chapter Four: Creating Listeners
4.1Listeners Using an inner class
4.2 Listeners Using an interface
4.3Listeners By Variable Name
4.4Long Clicks
4.5Keyboard Listeners

Chapter Five: Understanding Android View Containers
5.1Linear Layout
5.2Relative Layout
5.3Table Layout
5.4 List View

Chapter Six: Android Widgets Part I
6.1Custom Buttons
6.2 Toggle Buttons
6.3Checkboxes and Radio Buttons

Chapter Seven: Android Widgets Part II
7.1Autocomplete Text Box
7.2Map View
7.3 Web Views
7.4Time and Date Pickers

Chapter Eight: Communicating Between Activities
8.1Switching Activities
8.2Putting Extra
8.3Using Shared Preferences

Chapter Nine: Storing Information on the Device
9.1Internal Storage
9.2External Storage
9.3Web Communication and Storage

Chapter Ten: Audio and Video
10.1Playing Audio with the MediaPlayer
10.2Playing Video with the MediaPlayer

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