Session -1: Introduction to Android

A little Background about mobile technologies

Overview of Android - An Open Platform for Mobile development

Open Handset Alliance

What does Android run On - Android Internals?

Why to use Android for mobile development?

Session - 2: Developing for Android: My First Android Application

How to setup Android Development Environment.

Android development Framework - Android-SDK, Eclipse

Emulators - What is an Emulator / Android AVD ?

Creating & setting up custom Android emulator

Android Project Framework

My First Android Application

Session - 3: Android Activities and UI Design

Understanding Intent, Activity, Activity Lifecycle and Manifest

Creating Application and new Activities

Expressions and Flow control, Android Manifest

Simple UI - Layouts and Layout properties

Fundamental Android UI Design

Introducing Layouts

Creating new Layouts

Drawable Resources

Resolution and density independence (px,dip,dp,sip,sp)

XML Introduction to GUI objects viz.

Push Button

Text / Labels





Layout Weight

Session - 4 : Advanced UI Programming

Event driven Programming in Android (Text Edit, Button clicked etc.)

Creating a splash screen

Event driven Programming in Android

Android Activity Lifecycle

Creating threads for gaming requirement

Understanding the Exception handler

Session - 5: Toast, Menu, Dialog, List and Adapters

What is Menu?

Custom Vs. System Menus

Creating and Using Handset menu Button (Hardware)

What are Android Themes. What is Dialog? How to create an Alter Dialog?

What is Toast in Android?

List & Adapters

Manifest.xml File Update

Session - 6: Multimedia Programming using Android

Multimedia audio formats - Creating and Playing

Multimedia audio formats - Kill / Releasing (Memory Management)

How to associate audio in any application

How to associate video playback with an event

Session - 7: Database - SQLite


SQLiteOpenHelper and creating a database

Opening and closing a database

Working with cursors Inserts, updates, and deletes

Session - 8 : Location Based Services and Google Maps

Using Location Based Services

Working with Google Maps

Session - 9: Notifications

Notification Manager

Pending Intent

Notifications (Show and Cancel)

Session - 10: How to develop your own custom made Web browser

How to use WebView object in XML

Permission for using the Internet

Methods for associated with 'Go', 'Back', 'Forward' etc.

Session - 11: Android Development using other Tools

Other ways to Develop Android Applications

Graphics / Game development using Adobe CS5.5 Flash

How to render .apk file from Adobe Flash

Session - 12: Testing and Debugging Android Application

Role and Use of Dalvik Debug Monitor Server (DDMS)

How to debug android application

Use of Step Filters, Breakpoints, Suspend and Resume

How to use LogCat (Verbose, Debug, Info, Warn, Error, Assert)

Use of Perspectives

Session - 13: Installation of .apk

How to install .apk into your Android Mobile.