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Introduction to Android

Android Overview and History
  • How it all got started
  • Why Android is different (and important)
Android Stack
  • Overview of the stack
  • Linux kernel
  • Native libraries

  • Dalvik

  • App framework

  • Apps
SDK Overview
  • latforms

  • Tools

  • Versions
Hello World App
  • Creating your first project
  • The manifest file
  • Layout resource
  • Running your app on Emulator
Main Building Blocks
  • Activities
  • Activity lifecycle
  • Intents
  • Services
  • Content Providers
  • Broadcast Receivers
Basic Android User Interface
  • XML versus Java UI
  • Views and layouts
  • Common UI components
  • Handling user events
Android system Overview
  • Preferences
  • Notifications
Advanced UI
  • Selection components
  • Adapters
  • Menus and Dialogs
  • Animations
Multimedia in Android
  • Multimedia Supported audio formats
  • Simple media playback
  • Supported video formats
  • Simple video playback
SQL Database
  • Introducing SQLite
  • SQLiteOpenHelper and creating a database
  • Opening and closing a database
  • Working with cursors Inserts, updates, and deletes
Basic Content Providers
  • Content provider MIME types
  • Adding, changing, and removing content
  • Working with content files

Advanced Android:

Location Services

  • Working with the Location Manager
  • Working with Google Maps extensions
  • Overview of services in Android
  • Implementing a Service
  • Service lifecycle
Broadcast Receivers
  • What are Broadcast Receivers
  • Implementing broadcast receiver
Intent Filters
  • Role of filters
  • Intent-matching rules
  • Filters in your manifest
  • Monitoring and managing Internet connectivity
  • Managing active connections
  • Managing WiFi
  • Taking pictures
  • Rendering previews
  • Controlling local Bluetooth device
  • Discovering and bonding with Bluetooth devices
  • Managing Bluetooth connections
  • Communicating with Bluetooth