Cross Train to Android Training Course

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Course Language

This course is delivered in English.

Course Code

androidct

Duration Duration

35 hours (usually 5 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Java SE development experience

Overview Overview

A comprehensive course for Java application developers to cross train to Android

Course Outline Course Outline

Overview

  • The Android Framework
  • Dalvik & Linux
  • Principles

Getting it all up and Running

  • Eclipse and the ADK
  • Using the DDMS debugger

Core Android – The Concepts

  • The Manifest
  • Widgets
  • Activities - the basic types
  • Intents
  • Services
  • Content Providers & SQLite
  • Broadcast Receivers
  • The Application Context

Essential Internals

  • Bundles and Intents
  • The Activity Lifecycle
  • Notifications
  • Alarms

The User Interface

  • What Android has to offer – Widgets & Views in detail
  • Program vs Declarative
  • XML – Layouts of all kinds
  • Styles & Stateful Drawables
  • AlertDialogs & Menus
  • The AppWidget

Events and Event Handling

  • Short Touch and Long Touch
  • Context Menus
  • Other Events
  • Handling Gestures

A First Practical Project

  • Preferences
  • Files and Databases
  • Lists, Adapters and ListViews
  • Services & Broadcast Receivers
  • Using Other Apps From Your Own

Threading

  • The UI thread
  • Background threads
  • Async task
  • Handlers and Loopers - Custom Pipeline Threads

Local Persistence - SQLite in depth

  • DBHelper
  • Content Providers
  • The Android File System

Exception Handling

  • Custom Exception Handlers
  • Uncaught Exceptions

Consuming Web Services – SOAP and REST

  • kSOAP2
  • rest.org
  • JSON
  • XML

Location Based Services

  • GPS service
  • Mapping
  • Phone Location Services
  • Phone Orientation
  • Augmented Reality Applications

Graphics

  • SurfaceView
  • OpenGL
  • Graphics2D
  • Using the Camera
  • Signature Capture

Media Framework

  • Audio & Video
  • Best Practice and Open Source add-ons
  • Using Custom Base Classes
  • CommonsWare Additions
  • Application Deployment - The Market and Signing

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