Android Certified Application Developer

Prerequisite: None

Course Duration:  24 hours
                          3 days training
                          9am - 5pm

Course Schedule: Monday - Friday
                          Every Saturday
                          Every Sunday

Equipment:  Fast desktop machine
                  Android Emulator
                  Fast internet

Inclusion (face-to-face training): Morning & Afternoon snack
                                               Lunch Meal
                                               Certificate of completion
                                               Training handout
                                               Review material for exam
                                               Free flowing coffee

Inclusion (Online Training):  Certificate of completion
                                        Training handout (soft copy)
                                        Review material for exam

Day 1


Lesson 1: Hello Android Framework
• Introduction
• Creating an Android Project
• Within Eclipse
• From Command line
• Running Your Application
• Running you project on the emulator
• Components of an Android application
• Application Life-cycle
• Modifying created project
• Change activity’s name
• Lab
Lesson 2: Android SDK Tools and Activity Class
• Android Software Layers
• Linux kernel
• C/C++ Libraries
• Android Runtime
• Application Framework
• Application layer
• Android Libraries
• The Android Manifest File
• Structure of the Manifest File
• Android SDK Tools
• Activity life-cycle through Java
• Create an Activity
• Methods to remember
• Lab
Lesson 3: ListActivity and ListView
• Introduction
• Views
• Using Views
• Adding a View to your application
• List Views and List Activity
• Using a ListActivity
• Adding ListView
• Add Event to List Items
• Summary
• Methods to remember
• Lab

Day 2


Lesson 4: Intents and Intent filters
• Introduction
• Intents
• Explicit Intents
• Implicit Intents
• Native Android Actions
• Data Transfer
• Intent to Call Activities
• Direct calls
• Sub-activities: Calling Activities for Results
• Register an IntentFilter
• Methods to remember
• Lab
Lesson 5: Custom Views
• Introduction
• Different Uses of Customized Views
• Modify Existing Views
• Step by Step
• What is in onDraw()
• The full picture
• Lab
 Lesson 6: More UI - Options Menu, Context
Menu, and WebView
• Introduction
• Menus
• Building a menu from Java code
• Building a menu from a resource file
• Handle Select Events
• Sub-menus
• Context Menus
• Handling Context Menu Selection
• Additional Menu Item options
• Checkboxes and Radio Buttons
• Shortcut Keys
• Condensed Titles
• Menu Item Click Listener
• Intents
• WebView
• Methods to remember
• Practical Exercise
• Lab 

Day 3


Lesson 7: Dialogs and Toasts
• Dialogs
• Dialog sub-classes
• Creating dialogs with user-defined layout
• Activities with Dialog Theme
• Toasts
• Methods to remember
• Lab
Lesson 8: Android Storage: Network, File
I/O, and SharedPreferences
• Android Storage Options
• Shared Preferences
• Internal Storage
• SQLite Databases
• Network Connection
• Connecting to the internet
• File I/O
• Including files as resources
• Shared Preferences
• Retrieving Shared Preferences
• Save activity state
• Lab
Lesson 9: Android Storage: SQLite and
Content Providers
• Introduction
• SQLite in your application
• SQLite library
• SQLiteOpenHelper
• SQLiteDatabase
• Cursors
• Databases in Android
• Native Android Content Providers
• Methods to remember
• Lab
Lesson 10: Android Notifications
• Introduction
• Creating a notification
• Notification actions
• Example: NotificationManager
• Summary
• Lab