Information Technology

Introduction to Android Application Development

Create your own Android app and learn how to submit it to market. Discover the basics of Android application development through in-depth exercises. Android programming allows background processing, provides a rich user interface library, supports 2-D and 3-D graphics using the OpenGL libraries, and provides an embedded SQLite database. Its operating system is based on Linux with a Java programming interface. Explore simple GUI applications, understand widgets and components and how to work with the database to store data locally in our hands-on labs.

    What You Will Learn:
  • Development environment and tools
  • The Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
  • Managing the activity lifecycle
  • Developing for different devices
  • Dynamic user interface design
  • Submitting applications to the Android market

No programming experience required. Object-oriented programming language experience recommended.

Available Sessions