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Android App Development

Five days of hands-on training (8:00 am - 4:00 pm) - $2,300.00 - Enroll Now!

Google's open source operating system, Android, is installed in many millions of mobile devices worldwide and is poised to become the most widely used smartphone operating system in existence.  This 5 day course will provide the attendee with a practical, real-world perspective necessary to begin developing, testing and publishing Android applications right away.

Course Outline

Introduction and Setup

  • Android Studio Development Essentials Introduction
  • Setting up an Android Studio Development Environment
  • Creating an Example Android App in Android Studio
  • A Tour of the Android Studio User Interface
  • Creating an Android Virtual Device (AVD) in Android Studio
  • Testing Android Studio Apps on a Physical Android Device
  • The Basics of the Android Studio Code Editor

Android Architecture and State Changes

  • An Overview of the Android Architecture and State Changes
  • The Anatomy of an Android Studio Android Application
  • Understanding Android Application and Activity Lifecycles
  • Handling Android Activity State Changes in Android Studio
  • Android Activity State Changes - An Android Studio Example
  • Saving and Restoring Activity State in Android Studio

Views and Layouts

  • Understanding Android Views, View Groups and Layouts 
  • A Guide to the Android Studio Designer Tool
  • Designing a User Interface using the Android Studio Designer Tool
  • Creating an Android User Interface in Java Code 
  • Using the Android GridLayout Manager 
  • Working with the Android GridLayout using XML Layout Resources

Event Handling

  • An Overview of Event Handling
  • Android Touch and Multi-touch Event Handling 
  • Detecting Common Gestures using Android Studio and the Gesture Detector Class
  • Implementing Android Custom Gesture Recognition 

Advanced Layout and Transitions

  • An Introduction to Using Fragments  
  • Creating and Managing Overflow Menus 
  • Animating User Interfaces 
  • Using the Transitions Framework
  • An Android Studio Transition 
  • Using begin Delayed Transition
  • Implementing Android Scene Transitions 

Intents, Threads, and Services

  • An Overview of Intents i
  • Android Explicit Intents
  • Android Implicit Intents 
  • Broadcast Intents and Broadcast Receivers 
  • Android Threads and Thread Handlers
  • Understanding Android Started and Bound Services
  • Implementing an Android Started Service 
  • Implementing Local Bound Services 
  • Android Remote Bound Services 

Data Access and Storage

  • An Overview of Android SQLite Databases 
  • TableLayout and TableRow Tutorial
  • SQLite Database
  • Understanding Android Content Providers 
  • Content Provider Example
  • Accessing Cloud Storage using the Storage Access Framework 
  • Storage Access Framework

Multimedia, Maps and Printing

  • Android Studio VideoView and MediaController
  • Video Recording and Image Capture using Camera Intents
  • Android Studio Recording and Playback Example
  • Working with the Google Maps Android APIs
  • Printing with the Android Printing Framework 
  • HTML and Web Content Printing Example
  • Custom Document Printing Example

Final Build

  • Handling Different Android Devices and Displays
  • Generating a Signed Release APK File 
  • Google Play In-app Billing Tutorial
  • An Overview of Gradle 
  • Build Variants Example

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