A001 Android Programming - Jelly Bean

This intensive, five-day course teaches programmers how to develop activities, services, content providers, and broadcast receivers for the Android platform. Students will first learn how to create activities using views, layouts, dialogs, and menus.  Next, they will learn about intents, broadcast receivers, and services.  Coverage of data storage is next with chapters on preferences, files, SQLite, data adapters, and content providers.  Finally, the course ends with coverage of location-based services and application publishing.  This course is current to Android 4.2, Jelly Bean.

Your benefits

  • Session recording available, with indexing allowing you to easily browse to the topic you are interested in reviewing.
  • Technical lab available remotely, making it possible to continue working on labs outside of classroom hours.
  • Technical lab available up to two weeks after the completion of your training.Delivery of a certificate of attendance.
  • Free retake for up to twelve months on confirmed sessions.

Price: 2425 $

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Prerequisites: 

Introduction to Java or equivalent experience is required.  Basic understanding of Java threads, Java inner classes and XML is recommended.

Course schedule:

Date
03.04.2017
Duration
35 hours
Scheduled Time
8:30
Training plan: 
Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Course Objectives
  • Course Overview
  • Using the Workbook
  • Suggested References

Module 2: Getting Started

  • Android Overview
  • Android Architecture
  • The Dalvik VM
  • Android Components
  • Android Installation
  • SDK Platform-tools and the SDK Manager
  • Eclipse and the ADT Plugin
  • A Simple Android Application
  • The Android Emulator
  • User Interface Layouts
  • Android Event Handlers
  • LogCat

Module 3: Activities

  • Creating an Activity
  • Activity Lifecycle
  • Callback Methods
  • Resource Conservation
  • Intents
  • AndroidManifest.xml
  • Packaging

Module 4: Resources

  • Alternative Resources
  • R.java
  • String Resources
  • StringArrays
  • Boolean and Integer Resources
  • Color and Dimension Resources
  • Style Resources
  • Image Resouces
  • System Resources
  • Localization
  • Format Strings

Module 5: Views and Event Handlers

  • Views and ViewGroups
  • Common Properties
  • Text View
  • Edit Text
  • TextChanged Events
  • Button
  • Check Box and Toggle Button
  • Radio Group and Radio Buttons
  • DatePicker
  • ProgressBar and RatingBar
  • Threads and Handlers
  • AsyncTask

Module 6: Layouts

  • Layouts
  • Inflation
  • LinearLayout
  • FrameLayout
  • RelativeLayout
  • Table Layout
  • Combining Layouts
  • Scrolling
  • Screen Orientation Changes
  • Graphical Layout Tool

Module 7: Fragments

  • What are Fragments?
  • Creating a Fragment
  • Add a Fragment to an Activity via XML
  • Add a Fragment Programmatically
  • BackStack
  • Alternative Layouts
  • Fragment Lifecycle
  • ListFragment
  • The Android Support Library

Module 8: Dialogs

  • Toast
  • Custom Toast
  • Dialogs
  • AlertDialog
  • AlertDialog Buttons
  • Dismissing a Dialog
  • AlertDialog Items
  • Event Notifications
  • Custom Dialogs
  • ProgressDialog
  • DatePickerDialog

Module 9: Menus

  • Menus and Menu Items
  • OptionsMenu
  • Reacting to Menu Item Selections
  • ContextMenu
  • Contextual Action Mode
  • Defining Contextual Actions
  • Popup Menu
  • Submenus
  • CheckBoxes and Radio Buttons in Menu Items

Module 10: Intents and Broadcast Receivers

  • Android Components
  • Explicit Intents
  • Passing Extra Data to an Intent
  • Activities with Results
  • Implicit Intents
  • Intent Types and Categories
  • Intent Filters
  • Intent Filter Actions and Categories
  • Intent Filter Data
  • Broadcast Receivers
  • Registering Broadcast Receivers Programmatically
  • Registering Broadcast Receivers via the Manifest
  • Broadcasting Intents

Module 11: Services

  • What is a Service?
  • Defining a Service: Extend IntentService
  • Defining a Service: Extend Service
  • Registering and Starting a Service
  • Stopping a Service
  • Creating a Bound Service
  • Binding to a Service
  • Remote Bound Services
  • Call a Remote Service
  • Service Lifecycle

Module 12: Notifications

  • Notifications
  • Creating a Notification Builder
  • Configuring a Notification Builder
  • Pending Intents
  • NotificationManager
  • Updating a Notification
  • More Notification Properties

Module 13: Data Storage: Preferences and Files

  • The Android File System
  • Preferences
  • Creating Preferences
  • Reading Preferences
  • Updating and Deleting Preferences
  • Using PreferenceScreen
  • PreferenceActivity and PreferenceFragment
  • Working with Files
  • openFileInput() and openFileOutput()
  • The cache Directory
  • ExternalStorage
  • RawResource Files

Module 14: Data Storage: SQLite Database

  • SQLite
  • Android SQLite Classes
  • Executing SQL Statements
  • The raw query() and query Methods
  • Cursors
  • Managed Cursors and LoaderManager
  • Encapsulate Data Access with an Adapter
  • Using SQLiteOpenHelper
  • Managing Database Upgrades
  • Inserting and Updating Data
  • Deleting Data
  • Transactions

Module 15: Data Adapter Widgets

  • Data-Driven Adapter Controls
  • Adapters
  • ArrayAdapter
  • CursorAdapter
  • SimpleCursorAdapter
  • ListView
  • ListActivity
  • AdapterView Events
  • Spinner
  • AutoCompleteTextView
  • Grid View
  • ViewPager and PagerAdapter
  • The ViewHolder Pattern

Module 16: Implementing a Content Provider

  • Content Providers
  • Content URI and MIME Types
  • Implement the ContentProvider Interface
  • Sharing Your Data
  • Registering your Provider and Permissions

Module 17: Accessing Contacts and Other Android Providers

  • Built-In Content Providers
  • Accessing Content Providers
  • Content URIs
  • LoaderManager and CursorLoader
  • Settings
  • Browser and Call Log
  • MediaStore
  • Contacts
  • Using ContactsContract

Module 18: Location-Based Services

  • LocationManger and LocationListener
  • Registering a LocationListener
  • Location
  • Permissions
  • Determining Distance and Bearing
  • Geocoding and Reverse Geocoding
  • Proximity Alerts
  • Using Google's Map Service
  • Google Maps Android API
  • Displaying a Google Map with MapFragment
  • GoogleMap Gestures and Events
  • LatLng and the GoogleMap Camera
  • Markers and BitmapDescriptors
  • Polylines and Polygons

Module 19: Publishing an Application

  • Publishing
  • Packaging and Signing
  • Distribution
  • Updates