Fast Track to Android - Development Workshop

A session at [CANCELLED] Mobile 360 Live!

Learn how to develop Android apps. In this one-day workshop, you will learn what it takes to develop native applications for the Android platform. We will cover basic building blocks unique to mobile platform and explore how to apply those concepts in development of a simple Twitterlike application. Android is based on Java, XML and other common technologies, yet they are glued together in a very unique and, usually mind-bending way. This overview it designed to take you from being familiar with common programming principles to being dangerous enough to start programming for this new mobile platform that has taken over the world. Topics that we'll roughly cover include: - The high level overview of Android platform - Main building blocks: what they are and why you'd care - Android UI: what it takes to create a simple app - Using Android services for background tasks - Other topics of interest, time permitting

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Marko Gargenta

Building Twitter @University, co-founded Marakana (acquired by @Twitter), author of Learning Android and Android Bootcamp, father of two. Tweets are my own. bio from Twitter

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