Course Summary With over 90 videos and 10 hours of content, this online Android training course is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in Android programming. You will first learn the fundamentals of Android including how to develop a simple Android application using Eclipse. From there, you will learn about Activities including their lifecycle and callback methods. Next, you will learn how to declare and use resources to enable multiple configurations as well as localization. You will then learn about various user interface controls including TextViews, RadioButtons, ProgressBars, and more. Finally, you will learn to delegate long running tasks to worker threads and use Handlers or AsyncTasks to update the user interface within the UI thread. This course is current to Android 4.2 – Jelly Bean. Hands On Learning Unlike other online training courses, you are encouraged to actively participate in the learning experience by running example files during lectures and performing coding challenges during labs. Each lab session includes review videos so you can compare your solution to the instructor's. Bonus Content This training course comes complete with working example and lab solution files as well as a link to optionally purchase the workbook used in the video at a discount. About the Instructor Jamie Romero is a dynamic instructor and expert programmer. He has taught over 350 classes to programmers from companies like Hewlett-Packard, Lockheed Martin, and Boeing. Jamie's energetic style and up-beat attitude are just what you need for an online training course. Some recent comments about Jamie's classes:
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