Training > Developing Android Apps with Java, Part 2
Developing Android Apps with Java, Part 2
Building a Twitter Application
Instructor: Tony Hillerson
This course is an online course in partnership with CreativeLive
This Online Training Course has Concluded
The sessions were presented live during May and late June, 2010.
Purchase the Video
Download the full online course for $99. Code examples and slides are included.
What will I learn?
- Use your Java skills to build Android apps with Eclipse and the Android SDK
- Build a working Twitter application
- Use advanced features of Android controls
- Improve your app's performance with concurrent programming
- Use 3rd party libraries with Android
- Access the camera and use photos in your app
- Make your app look great
About this online course
With the backing of Google, Verizon, and other companies, the Android platform is poised to take the mobile market by storm. One of the big reasons is portability: now you can build apps that will work across several devices.
In this dynamic 5-week online workshop, you'll learn Android development while using your Java skills to build a working app from start to finish. As you add more features in each session, your app will become a little smarter—and so will you. You'll have direct access to the instructor via online Q&A during the workshop. And here's the best part: the classes are free! There's no charge for these classes, and no hidden fees.
Download the full online course for $99. Code examples and slides are included. This video package is also available on Safari Books Online.
Who should attend?
- Java developers who want to create Android apps
- Developers with extensive experience with Object-Oriented Programming (such as C#) who can pick up Java basics quickly
- Java Developers who attended Part One of this course or who have basic Android development skills and want to expand on those skills
What should I already have?
Tony Hillerson is a mobile developer at EffectiveUI. He codes on the run, and on any given day he may be working with Objective-C, Java, Rails, Scala, and/or Ruby. In addition to his day job, Tony has contributed to many community projects, such as Brightkite and Twitter API libraries, and RubyAMF. He's also been a featured speaker at 360|iDev, RailsConf, and local user groups. Tony is interested in usability and experience design at all levels, from the database to the server to the interface.
CreativeLive is a Seattle-based company that provides professional training for creative teams and individuals. CreativeLive is known throughout the world for its free webcast training programs on design-related software, including Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Lightroom, and more. Visit CreativeLive.com to learn about upcoming training events.