Android

android

Detailed Module

Android Building Blocks:

    Java Concepts

  • OOPs Concepts
  • Inheritance in detail
  • Exception handling
  • Packages & interfaces
  • JVM & .jar file extension
  • Multi threading (Thread class & Runnable Interface)

    SQL

  • DML & DDL Queries in brief

    Introduction to Android

  • What is Android?
  • Setting up development environment
  • Fundamentals:
  • a. Basic Building blocks - Activities,Services,Broadcast Receivers & Content providers

    b. UI Components - Views & notifications

    c. Components for communication -Intents & Intent Filters

  • Android API levels (versions & version names)

    Application Structure (in detail):

  • AndroidManifest.xml
  • uses-permission & uses-sdk
  • Resources & R.java
  • Assets
  • Layouts & Drawable Resources
  • Activities and Activity lifecycle
  • First sample Application

    Emulator-Android Virtual Device

  • Launching emulator
  • Editing emulator settings
  • Emulator shortcuts
  • Logcat usage
  • Introduction to DDMS
  • Second App:- (switching between activities)
    ⚊ Develop an app for demonstrating the communication between Intents

    Basic UI design

  • Form widgets
  • Text Fields
  • Layouts
  • [dip, dp, sip, sp] versus px
  • Examples

    Preferences

  • SharedPreferences
  • Preferences from xml
  • Examples

    Menu

  • Option menu
  • Context menu
  • Sub menu
  • menu from xml
  • menu via code
  • Examples

    Intents (in detail)

  • Explicit Intents
  • Implicit intents
  • Examples

    UI design

  • Time and Date
  • Images and media
  • Composite
  • AlertDialogs & Toast
  • Popup
  • Examples

    Tabs and Tab Activity

  • Examples

    Styles & Themes

  • styles.xml
  • drawable resources for shapes, gradients (selectors)
  • style attribute in layout file
  • Applying themes via code and manifest file
  • Examples

    Content Providers

  • SQLite Programming
  • SQLiteOpenHelpe
  • SQLiteDatabse
  • Cursor
  • Reading and updating Contacts
  • Reading bookmarks
  • Example :
    ⚊ Develop an App to demonstrate database usage. CRUD operations must be implemented. Final details should be viewed in GridView as well as in ListView.

    Android Debug Bridge (adb) tool

  • Examples

    Linkify

  • Web URLs, Email address, text, map address, phone numbers
  • MatchFilter & TransformFilter
  • Examples

    Adapters and Widgtes

  • Adapters
  • ListView and ListActivity
  • Custom listview
  • GridView using adapters
  • Gallery using adapters
  • Examples

    Notifications

  • Broadcast Receivers
  • Services and notifications
  • Toast
  • Alarms
  • Examples

    Custom components

  • Custom Tabs
  • Custom animated popup panels
  • Other components
  • Examples

    Threads

  • Threads running on UI thread (runOnUiThread)
  • Worker thread
  • Handlers & Runnable
  • AsynTask (in detail)
  • Examples

    Advanced

  • Live Folders
  • XML Parsing
  • JSON Parsing
  • Maps, GPS, Location based Services
  • Accessing Phone services (Call, SMS, MMS)
  • Network connectivity services
  • Sensors