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  • 1. Building Your First Android Experience 1 Web 2.0 • Tony Hillerson
  • 2. Tony Hillerson Software Architect - EffectiveUI Rails, Flex, Java ‣ Mobile ✦ iPhone and Android http://thillerson.blogspot.com http://twitter.com/thillerson http://brightkite.com/people/thillerson http://github.com/thillerson/first_android_experience/ http://slideshare.com/thillerson/first-android-experience 2
  • 3. Agenda Introduction Tour Our First Project Cooking with Android 3
  • 4. android an•droid noun Your plastic pal that’s a robot with a human fun to be with! appearance. - Sirius Cybernetics Corporation - Encyclopedia Galactica What’s an Android? Operating System for Mobile Devices HTC G1 SDK Compiler, tools and IDE Market Free or paid A Platform for your Applications 4
  • 5. Open Handset Alliance http://www.openhandsetalliance.com/ Over 40 members Device Manufacturers, Networks, Chipmakers, Software Companies, etc 5
  • 6. Open Source Framework Open it! - http://source.android.com/ SDK - http://developer.android.com IDE Runs in Eclipse 6
  • 7. Platform 7
  • 8. Linux 8
  • 9. • Surface Manager Native Libraries • 2D+3D Graphics (OpenGL) + Media • SQLite • Browser (webkit) Linux 9
  • 10. Runtime + Dalvik VM • Lightweight Java VM • Efficient Bytecode Native Libraries Linux 10
  • 11. • Activity Manager Android Framework • Content Provider • Location Manager • Notification Manager Runtime + Dalvik VM Native Libraries Linux 11
  • 12. • Contacts System Apps • Phone Dialer • E-mail • Web Browser Android Framework Runtime + Dalvik VM Native Libraries Linux 12
  • 13. System Apps + Ur Appz Android Framework Runtime Native Libraries Linux 13
  • 14. Vocabulary 14
  • 15. Activity: A single screen. Your app is made up of one or more Activities 15
  • 16. Service: A task that can be running while not visible. Put that in your pipe and smoke it, iPhone. 16
  • 17. Intent: Code to accomplish a verb, like “call number” or “open comic”. Facilitates app to app communication. 17
  • 18. Content Provider: Data and an API that any app can access. Android provides contact information through a Content Provider. 18
  • 19. Resource: Text, pictures, sound, etc. Everything is broken out of the code into a resource, which is compiled into a class called R 19
  • 20. Drawable: A bitmap or xml definition of something that can be drawn. 20
  • 21. Getting Android http://developer.android.com 21
  • 22. Where to find Help http://developer.android.com/community/index.html Google’s Forums http://android-developers.blogspot.com/ Dev’s Blog http://developer.android.com/reference/packages.html Docs http://code.google.com/p/apps-for-android/ Sample Apps by Googlers 22
  • 23. A Tour 23
  • 24. Our First App 24
  • 25. Cooking with Android 25
  • 26. Pictures Camera Image Library 26
  • 27. Persistence Settings SQLite 27
  • 28. Location Location Location LocationProvider Geocoding 28
  • 29. Hiding Your Threads in UserTasks Google’s UserTask 29
  • 30. Prettying Things Up Styling common widgets Themes Digging into existing styles 30
  • 31. Reading the Source SDK Android source and Apps 31
  • 32. Your Bob Father You Thanks! Tony Hillerson http://slideshare.com/thillerson http://github.com/thillerson http://thillerson.blogspot.com http://effectiveui.com Twitter: thillerson Brightkite: thillerson 32

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