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Learn to build mobile applications for the exciting new Android platform. In this dynamic, online workshop, you'll get up to speed on the basics of Android development, including the Android SDK and the Eclipse IDE. As you learn, you'll build a simple Android app from start to finish.

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Average Rating: 4.25 out of 5 rating Based on 44 Ratings

"Audio is Terrible" - by OCProgger on 04-MAR-2011
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Come on, snorting sounds into the mic that distorts the sound and cheap sound mic with compression artifacts all over the tinny-sounding dialog. Pro anyone?
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"Tony is a great instructor" - by Yusuf on 10-OCT-2013
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This is the first tutorial video I have seen where the quality and the pace of lectures are simply amazing. The production is high quality and both the video and audio shows it.

I love how Tony introduces problems throughout the training and then shows you how to solve it. I love this task manager so much that I am actually using it as my daily todo list manager. Thanks to Tony Hillerson and O'Reilly for putting this video course online.

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"Great Introduction" - by Tangens on 31-OCT-2010
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I know a few basics about Java, but even without that the videos are quite easy to follow. A couple of times I lost track because the speed increased, but since you can easily rewind the video a bit that is not a problem. I like that the instructor does introduce the programming environment Eclipse from scratch, which was a good help for me. He shows a lot of tricks how Eclipse makes a programmers' life easier. And the "Task Manager" program, that is created during the course, is a good real-life example that shows the important basics.
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"Great Intro into Android" - by javahead76 on 24-MAY-2010
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I would recommend it to any programmer looking to have their toes tickled by an android.  The organization of information along with the example used really advanced my understanding of exactly how an Application should be written.  This comes after reading a couple "first few chapter" introductions in the Safari Books library as well as one other not available here.  If you are just starting with Android, I recommend saving the books as reference and watching these videos as the means for understanding basic Android Application architecture.  You'll be writing programs much sooner.
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"Great pacing and instructions" - by umberto43215 on 17-MAY-2010
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Well paced, designed for absolute beginners. Non-intimidating.
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Table of Contents

Chapter/Selection

Time

Overview Week

Overview Week: What is Android?

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00:19:54

Overview Week: Eclipse and SDK setup and build a Red Flashlight app

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00:38:04

Overview Week: Add a button to a Green Flashlight

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00:21:05

Overview Week: Add the Green Flashlight

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00:18:46

Week 1

Week 1: Layout and Build a Task Manager App

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00:04:08

Week 1: Displaying a list of tasks

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00:40:43

Week 1: Sharing Data Across the Task Manager App

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00:12:05

Week 1: Create the Add Task View

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00:22:07

Week 1: Implement Safe Canceling

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00:21:09

Week 1: Homework and Q&A

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00:13:22

Week 2

Week 2: Creating a List of Tasks

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00:03:49

Week 2: A Better List View

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00:22:33

Week 2: Showing the Tasks

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00:58:54

Week 2: Completing Tasks

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00:07:25

Week 2: Removing Completed Tasks

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00:07:52

Week 2: Wrap up, Homework and Q&A

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00:17:42

Week 3

Week 3: Adding Persistence to our Task Manager using SQLite

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00:07:21

Week 3: Loading tasks from the database

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00:48:07

Week 3: Adding new tasks to the database

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00:22:42

Week 3: Completing a task

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00:09:58

Week 3: Deleting tasks

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00:10:05

Week 3: Wrap up, Homework and Q&A

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00:19:53

Week 4

Week 4: Adding Location and Maps to our Task Manager

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00:06:10

Week 4: Adding a Location to a Task

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00:27:51

Week 4: Displaying a Map View

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00:29:44

Week 4: Searching for an Address and Map Overlays

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00:28:55

Week 4: Returning the Address to AddTaskActivity

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00:07:54

Week 4: Wrap up, Homework and Q&A

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00:17:55

Week 5

Week 5: Adding Location Awareness to our Task Manager

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00:04:17

Week 5: Saving the Address on a Task

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00:23:35

Week 5: Displaying the Location of the Task

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00:15:24

Week 5: Adding the Device's Current Location to the Map

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00:16:19

Week 5: Displaying the Current Location on the Task List

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00:24:38

Week 5: Filtering the Tasks by Location

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00:16:23

Week 5: Wrap Up, Homework and Q&A

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00:16:51

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  • Android_OverviewWeek.zip
  • Android_Week1.zip
  • Android_Week2.zip
  • Android_Week3.zip
  • Android_Week4.zip
  • Android_Week5.zip