Android Quick Start Class

Hi everyone, Ross H. here. I’ll be teaching a class this upcoming September 24th (12pm – 2pm) on getting started with Android development. The class is free for paying SSD Members (though a donation equal to the course value would beĀ appreciated as the course fee is going towards rent for the space). The general public is welcome and the fee is 10$.


Here is the proposed schedule of what will be covered.

Android Overview
-Brief History
-The Android Stack
-Advantages of Android
-Quick overview of how Android “Java” is different from “Sun/Oracle” Java (Dalvik VM vs Java VM)
-Native Libraries in Android
Brief Overview – Main Building Blocks
-Content Provider
-Broadcast Receivers
-Application Context
Getting your hands dirty
Get Android SDK & Eclipse up and Running
-Install SDK
-Get Eclipse
-Get a virtual device up and running (or USB)
Hello World
-Quick and Dirty Hello World
-USB devices -> get it running

Sorry, no fancy flier šŸ™‚

Depending on interest I will be teaching an Android class once a month for theĀ foreseeableĀ future so if you don’t / can’t make it to this one no fear, plan on coming to another.

Happy Hacking,