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Android Programming for the Absolute Beginner

Course Summary

Want to learn how to write your own Android apps? This Android course for beginners is for you..

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    Course Syllabus

    • The Basics
      • Installing Eclipse ADT and Android SDK
      • Setting up a Project and Explaining how to import an Image
    • Getting Started
      • Intro to XML and Custom Layouts
      • XML programming & background image
      • XML made Simple & Java Intro
      • Introduction to Java & Raw folder
      • Setting up our Splash Activity
      • Intro to Threads (finish splash Activity)
      • Adding Sound with MediaPlayer
      • Introduction to the Button
      • Button & Sound Review
      • Setup a More Advanced XML
      • Finish new XML and Learn about Weight
      • Using the getText() and setText() methods
      • Finish programming our RadioGroup for Style/Gravity
      • Hardware Menu Button & Menu inflater items
      • Toast to Built-in Themes
      • Creating a ScrollView
      • String Array and ListView
      • Using ListView to open Activities
      • Setting up XML for Wallpaper App
      • Using an ImageView as a Button
      • Set Wallpaper w Bitmap
      • Setting Fullscreen and Fixed Screen
      • Custom View and Constructors
      • Drawing Rectangles on a Canvas
      • Animating a Bitmap
      • Introduction to the SurfaceView
      • Setting up a SurfaceView Thread
      • Canvas Lock, Draw, and Post
      • Drawing Bitmaps on a SurfaceView Canvas
      • Android's OnTouchListener and MotionEvent
      • Review of SurfaceView and Thread setup
      • Sprites, sprite sheet, & animation on Android
      • Drawing the Spritesheet to Canvas
      • Creating a sprite update method for animation
      • Changing Sprite's Direction (row)
      • Finalizing our sprite sheet animation (modulus)
      • VideoView for videos in Android
      • MediaControllers controls MediaPlayers
    • Resources
      • Download Resources

Course Fee:
USD 14

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1 - 4 hours / week

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