Introduction to Android Development

Past Locations for this Workshop

Introduction to Android Development

Past Locations for this Workshop

ABOUT THIS workshop

A lot of us have had ideas for great apps bouncing around in our brains, but lack the skills necessary to bring our ideas to life. Whether you’re a novice techie, an entrepreneur, or just an Android phone owner, in this class you’ll learn all about the Android SDK as well as the basic building blocks of making an Android App. Then you’ll work together with the class in developing a basic weather App.

TAKEAWAYS

  • Walk through setting up the Android development environment (IDE installation, setting up emulators, setting up a basic Android project)
  • Learn about the basic components of a starter Android project (Activities, views and layouts, Android Manifest).
  • Find out what ListView and Adapter are and how they work together.
  • Gain a concept of a background task (Async Task).

PREREQS & PREPARATION

No programming experience required.

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