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Conducted First workshop on Android at IITB

Introduction
“The android operating system is inching to grab almost 50% of smartphones market”.

Which is the best selling open source smart phone platform worldwide? Android! Techfest brings a workshop for this very topic. Get a chance to enter the world of android app development and get insights into industry standards in this field. For anyone and everyone who wants to enter the field of mobile application development.

Dates: 6th and 7th of January, 2012
Duration: 16 hours spread over 2 days
Venue: IIT Bombay

Android workshop at IITB – Syllabus

Content
 Introduction
 Welcome
 What is Android?
 History & Features of Android.
 Different Layers and Versions of Android.
 What you should know.
 Updates to Android Development Toolkit.
 Getting Started
 Installing the SDK tools on a Windows machine
 Installing the SDK tools on a Mac
 Installing platforms and samples
 Creating an Android Virtual Device (emulator)
 Installing Eclipse on a Mac
 Installing Eclipse on a Windows machine
 Installing the Android Development Tools
 Preparing an Android device for development
 Android App Fundamentals
 Overview of Android development
 Understanding project creation and structure
 Working with the AndroidManifest.xml file
 Creating and managing activities
 Using explicit intents
 Using implicit intents
 Creating and using resources
 Understanding security and permissions
 Debugging an app
 The User Interface and Controls
 Understanding units and layout
 Using layout managers
 Working with text controls
 Building button controls
 Building list controls
 Building custom list layouts
 Other interesting controls
 Graphics and Styling
 Creating and using styles
 Creating and using themes
 Creating icons
 Creating NinePatch drawables
 Supporting Multiple Screens
 Understanding screen size and density
 Providing alternate layouts
 Animation and Graphics
 Setting up frame-by-frame animation
 Showing tween animation
 Working in 2D graphics
 Menus and Dialogs
 Setting up options menus
 Building context menus
 Building alert dialogs
 Setting up progress dialogs
 Creating custom dialogs
 Notifications and Toast
 Displaying status bar notifications
 Displaying toast notifications
 Working with Media
 Setting up audio playback
 Establishing video playback
 Accessing the camera and camera roll
 Preferences and Data Storage
 Using shared preferences
 Creating a preferences activity
 Using the SQLite database
 Setting up network access
 Using ContentProviders
 Locations and Maps
 Incorporating Google Maps
 Using GPS to find the current location
 Creating a Home Screen Widget
 Creating a simple home-screen widget
 Creating a widget configuration activity
 Publishing Your App
 Preparing for publishing
 Signing and building
 Preparing the graphics
 Publishing to the Android Market
 Conclusion
 Using the SDK samples
 More useful resources
 Total Schedule Timings :-(14-16 Hours)

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