The Android platform has entered the market a big way with phones and tablets. As more users adopt this mobile technology many companies are looking at ways to use the Android platform as a way for their employees to access data and for their customers to see what the company has to offer. This course covers the basics of developing applications for the Android platform. You will be introduced to the Android developer tool kit using Eclipse and programming in Java. Then you will build your first simple application. As the course progresses it will cover how to access GPS information, use the Status Bar Notification and move into SQLite, a mobile version of a SQL database. From there the course continues with SMS test messaging, Web Views, Web services and using a SD card.
Each LearnNowOnline training course is made up of Modules (typically an hour in length). Within each module there are Topics (typically 15-30 minutes each) and Subtopics (typically 2-5 minutes each). There is a Post Exam for each Module that must be passed with a score of 70% or higher to successfully and fully complete the course.
Must have a basic understanding of how to use Eclipse and write Java code.