THIS TUTORIAL HAS REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS LISTED BELOW
Android Up and Running tutorial is a fastpaced handson introduction to Android app development for those already proficient in Java. By the end of this tutorial, you should understand how to go about building a very simple Android app.
During the tutorial, we’ll develop a working Twitterlike application capable of posting status updates to the cloud as well as pulling the data from the cloud so we can see what our friends are up to. Along the way, you will learn about main building blocks that make up an Android app, such as activities, services, provides and receivers. We’ll focus on UI by building couple of screens and services to process background network tasks. You will also learn about concurrency issues in Android. During this tutorial, you will get to experience building an app from the ground up. You will get to see how Android tools work, and how to use the tools to develop, and debug the application.
TUTORIAL REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR ATTENDEES
Android Up and Running tutorial assumes basic understanding of Java. If you plan to move along, you should download the Android Development Tools Bundle from http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html.
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Marko the founder of Marakana.com and is the developer of Marakana Android Training series. He has taught Android to 1,000+ developers at companies such as Cisco, Intel, Motorola, Qualcomm, HTC, Sharp, US Department of Defense and many others.
Marko is author of Learning Android book published by O’Reilly Media. This book is based on Android Bootcamp and incorporates best learning practices for new developers to start creating applications for this exciting open source mobile platform.
Marko frequently speaks at conferences and events such as OSCON, AnDevCon, DroidCon, IEEE, ACM, and many others. He lives in San Francisco, California.
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