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Building a Note-Taking App for Android

Course Summary

  Create a complete mobile app from scratch with the Android SDK and Java in this project-based course.   

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    Course Syllabus


    What you should know before watching this course
    Related courses
    Using the exercise files
    1. Project Overview
    Features of the note-taking app
    Demoing the finished app
    Setting up the developer tools
    Creating virtual devices for testing
    2. Understanding Android Specifics
    Issues in cross-platform development
    Unique concepts for Android
    iOS and Windows Phone developers beware
    3. Getting Started
    Creating the Eclipse project
    Creating a launcher icon
    4. Creating the Data Model
    Using local data storage
    Modeling a data item with a Java class
    Creating a data source class
    Adding data to shared preferences
    Retrieving data from shared preferences
    5. Creating the User Interface
    Creating screen designs with layouts and activities
    Displaying lists of data
    Customizing the appearance of list items
    Creating the editor activity and layout
    Creating an action bar command item
    Creating a new note
    Editing an existing note
    Saving notes to persistent storage
    Deleting notes
    6. Supporting Older Versions of Android
    Getting and integrating ActionBarSherlock
    Enabling the action bar on all versions of Android
    Next steps

Course Fee:
USD 25

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4 - 5 hours / week

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