Android

Android Training 

Course Description:

JAVA Concepts

  • OOPs Concepts
  • Inheritance in detail
  • Exception handling
  • Packages & interfaces
  • JVM & .jar file extension
  • Multi-threading (Thread class & Runnable Interface)

Introduction to Android

  • What is Android?
  • Setting up development environment
  • Dalvik Virtual Machine & .apk file extension
  • Fundamentals:
  • Basic Building blocks – Activities,Services,Broadcast Receivers & Content providers
  • UI Components – Views & notifications
  • Components for communication -Intents & Intent Filters
  • Android API levels (versions & version names)

Application Structure (in detail)

  • xml
  • uses-permission & uses-sdk
  • Resources & R.java
  • Assets
  • Layouts & Drawable Resources
  • Activities and Activity lifecycle

Emulator-Android Virtual Device

  • Launching emulator
  • Editing emulator settings
  • Emulator shortcuts
  • Logcat usage
  • Introduction to DDMS
  • Second App:- (switching between activities)

Basic UI design

  • Form widgets
  • Text Fields
  • Layouts
  • [dip, dp, sip, sp] versus px

Preferences

  • SharedPreferences
  • Preferences from xml
  • Examples

Menu

  • Option menu
  • Context menu
  • Sub menu
  • menu from xml
  • menu via code
  • Examples

Intents (in detail)

  • Explicit Intents
  • Implicit intents

UI design

  • Time and Date
  • Images and media
  • Composite
  • AlertDialogs & Toast
  • Popup
  • Examples

Tabs and Tab Activity

  • Examples

Styles & Themes

  • xml
  • Drawable resources for shapes, gradients (selectors)
  • Style attribute in layout file
  • Applying themes via code and manifest file

Content Providers

  • SQLite Programming
  • SQLiteOpenHelper
  • SQLiteDatabase
  • Cursor
  • Reading and updating Contacts
  • Reading bookmarks

Android Debug Bridge (adb) tool

Linkify

  • Web URLs, Email address, text, map address, phone numbers
  • MatchFilter & TransformFilter

Adapters and Widgtes

  • Adapters:-
  • ArrayAdapters
  • BaseAdapters
  • ListView and ListActivity
  • Custom Listview
  • GridView using adapters
  • Gallery using adapters
  • Examples

Notifications

  • Broadcast Receivers
  • Services and notifications
  • Toast
  • Alarms
  • Examples

Custom components

  • Custom Tabs
  • Custom animated popup panels
  • Other components
  • Examples

Threads

  • Threads running on UI thread (runOnUiThread)
  • Worker thread
  • Handlers & Runnable
  • AsyncTask (in detail)

Advanced

  • Live Folders
  • Using SD Cards
  • XML Parsing
  • JSON Parsing
  • Maps, GPS, Location based Services
  • Accessing Phone services (Call, SMS, MMS)
  • Network connectivity services
  • Sensors

 

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