This course provides an introduction to building Android applications using Android Studio focusing on those issues that are familiar to developers with desktop and web-based application experience. Topics covered include user interface management, multi-Activity applications, Android resource management, and exchanging information between Activities.
This course provides an introduction to building Android applications using Android Studio. The course focuses on those aspects of application development that are familiar to developers with desktops or web-based application experience. The course takes you through the components of a user interface along with how to manage their appearance and layout. Detailed coverage of multi-Activity applications and exchanging information between Activities is included. Special attention is paid to Android resource management and avoiding the common pitfalls experienced by developers who are new to the platform.
Jim Wilson is president of JW Hedgehog, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in solutions for the Android, iOS, and Microsoft platforms. Jim has over 30 years of software engineering experience, with the past 15 years heavily focused on creating mobile device and location-based solutions.