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Overview

Mobile application developer Dan Galpin takes you through a streamlined, fast-paced introduction into developing applications for the latest Android platform. Developers will learn how to create a series of simple, functional, Android applications that take advantage of features unique to the Android platform. It details aspects of handling application resources, creating Android user interfaces, networking, and important concepts such as application lifecycle, interoperation, and multithreading. The target audience for the video is developers familiar with the Java programming language, but who may not have previous experience with mobile development.

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Average Rating: 2.3714285714285714 out of 5 rating Based on 35 Ratings

"Intro to Android Application Development" - by Anonymous on 20-MAY-2013
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He instructs with the speed of a light which makes it very hard to follow:(
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"Video speed is too fast." - by Anonymous on 23-DEC-2012
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Why is the speed of the voice over so fast? Its hard to process the information watching this video series.

It stresses me out trying to comprehend the information at the speed at which the video runs.

A serious flaw.

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"Toooooooooo FASTTTTTTTT" - by itsaboutcode on 11-DEC-2012
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I don't have to say much. It's videos are insanely fast and no code available to download!
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"Very fast and no source code" - by Vangos on 03-NOV-2012
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I would have given this video at least 3 stars if it had the source code available for download. Since its so fast (no chance to ever replicate what is taught) and no source code available to play around, it is not a recommended video.
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"Way too fast!" - by vheredia on 30-OCT-2011
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These videos are going through way too fast. I don't even think you can type that fast when coding. It really doesn't lend well for someone that wants to learn about Android. There are better material out for free in the internet.
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Table of Contents

Chapter/Selection

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Lesson 1: Introduction

Learning Objectives: Lesson 1

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00:00:52

Why Android?

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00:06:23

Lesson 2: Getting Started

Learning Objectives: Lessons 2 and 3

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00:00:34

System Requirements

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00:00:29

Installing the SDK

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00:02:26

Hello Android: Importing the SDK ApiDemos Example into Eclipse

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00:02:42

Lesson 3: Understanding the Project—What was all that stuff that Eclipse created?

Android Basics: Understanding the Manifest

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00:06:26

Understanding Resources

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00:04:11

Binding to Java

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00:01:38

Lesson 4: Application Flow—Because we want to have application depth

Learning Objectives: Lessons 4 and 5

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00:00:27

Intents and Application Flow

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00:09:02

Lesson 5: Intents and Basic Layouts

Intent Filters and Basic Layouts

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00:11:47

Lesson 6: Understanding Layouts

Learning Objectives: Lesson 6

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00:00:28

Laying it Out

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00:16:38

Lesson 7: Adding Menus—Because we need options and want context

Learning Objectives: Lesson 7

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00:00:20

Listing Away

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00:21:38

Lesson 8: Talking to the Network—Doing something useful

Learning Objectives: Lessons 8, 9, and 10

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00:00:48

Putting it Together

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00:19:21

Lesson 9: Providing Content—Bringing it back to the UI

Content with Content

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00:22:38

Lesson 10: Services—Backgrounding a part of our application

Searching for a Finish

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00:37:08