Android App Development

  • New and experienced application developers who wish to expand their toolset and specialize in developing Android apps for business, education, or personal use
  • Developers seeking a career as an mobile applications developer
  • Those new to mobile apps development
  • Anyone who started building an app and needs help putting all the pieces together

Please contact us for information about prerequisites.

Expected Duration
5 day


With Android phones being produced by all of the major phone manufacturers and with the addition of new tablet devices, it’s no surprise that the Android platform is the fastest growing mobile development platform in the world. In this course, you will learn to develop Android applications using Java and the Eclipse development environment. You will learn basic application development including using the Android mobile camera, working with geolocation tools, and playing audio and video files.

For Connected Classroom attendees:
Connected events will be held at a local training center with state-of-the-art video conferencing equipment allowing the course to be broadcast to multiple locations. Students will have the same classroom experience and interact live with the connected classroom instructor. The instructor will be on a large, HD quality screen with interactive video and audio to listen and communicate with students. A second large HD quality screen will display the instructors live presentation.


Day 1

  • Creating and Running Java Apps with Eclipse
  • Data Types, Variables, and Operators
  • Control Statements
  • Methods
  • Arrays
  • Object-Oriented Java
  • Inheritance and Interfaces
  • Inner Classes

Day 2

  • Introduction to Android
  • Development Tools
  • Creating Your First Application: Hello World
  • Debugging and Profiling Android Applications
  • The Application Life Cycle
  • Working with Application Resources

Day 3

  • User Interface: Fields, Buttons, and Labels
  • User Interface: Selection Widgets
  • User Interface: Lists
  • User Interface: Containers
  • User Interface: Progress Bars, Time Pickers, and Clocks
  • Creating Menus and Messages

Day 4

  • Filters and Intents
  • Working with the Internet
  • Working with Web Services
  • Working with XML
  • Audio and Video
  • Animation
  • The Built-In SQL Database

Day 5

  • Working with the Built-In Camera
  • Geolocation Services
  • Working with Google Maps
  • Working with the Browser



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