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  • "Images, styles, etc." are also in the Android Open Source Project and are licensed under the Apache Software License
  • http://modeveast2012.busyconf.com/schedule/fullThis session will give attendees an overview of what they need to do in order to get started as Android developers. Even if you are a web developer you can build apps for Android! From zero programming effort to programming right on your Android device using AIDE. It will cover the tools and skills needed, as well as providing an overview of the different Android OS versions, and the market-share of each platform and OS combination. It will also give an introduction to the many app stores besides Amazon and Google available for selling applications for the Android platform
  • http://www.insidemobileapps.com/2012/09/26/android-reaches-25-billion-app-downloads-675000-total-apps-available/http://techcrunch.com/2011/12/06/android-market-10-billion-apps-served-so-far-and-another-1-billion-each-month/http://thenextweb.com/asia/2012/09/04/android-southeast-asia-ericsson-report/http://www.techinasia.com/android-market-share-china-2012/CHART SOURCE:http://developer.android.com/about/index.html
  • http://bgr.com/2012/09/Worldwide annual unit shipments of Android phones will rise to 451 million in 2013, up from 357 million in 2012, according to an IHS iSuppli Wireless Communications Smartphone Report from information and analytics provider IHS (NYSE: IHS). These massive totals will mean that combined shipments for every year since the first smartphone using Android shipped in 2008 will reach 1.1 billion by the end of 2013, as presented in the figure below. In contrast, the No. 2 smartphone operating system, Apple Inc.’s iOS, will amount to 527 million in cumulative shipments in 2013 and won’t reach the 1 billion level until 2015.12/android-cumulative-shipments-2013-1-billion-units/http://www.uistencils.com/collections/frontpage/products/android-stencil-kit
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  • Ii 1100-android development for fun and profit

    1. 1. Android Development for Fun & ProfitPresented byAdrian MikeliunasAdrian@Mikeliunas.comTASKMobileSolutions.com
    2. 2. Android Development for Fun and ProfitMoDevAcademyMoDevAcademy will offer professional training acrossplatforms that include beginner, intermediate andadvanced courses.The format will be one day courses that can be takenindividually or paired for a multi-day experience. TheAcademy intended to fill a much needed void in themarket for in-depth mobile developer training. 2
    3. 3. Upcoming ClassesSchedule: • January 22nd: Starting up with iOS Development • January 23rd: Expert Objective-C • January 24th: Advanced Xcode DevelopmentRegister at MoDevAcademy.com/Registration
    4. 4. Online ResourcesThe references in this presentation, and many otherresources are available at:http:// Gomodev.com/MoDevAcademyResources
    5. 5. Android Development for Fun and ProfitAgenda The "Android" name, the logo, Android™ Market and other trademarks are property of Google Inc. http://developer.android.com/ Programming Options legal.html No Programming Options All "Images, styles, etc." are in the Android Open Source Project and Android Issues are licensed under the Apache Software License. Android Stores http://developer.android.com/sdk /terms.html 5
    6. 6. Android Development for Fun and Profit Android Market Today (Oct 2012)Android, the worlds most popularmobile platform:  Over 1.3 M Android Devices activated per day!  400 M Total Android devices!  Over 1B Monthly apps downloaded!  25B Total!  Over 675,000 apps in store!  Android owns 90% of China market! 6
    7. 7. Android Development for Fun and ProfitAndroid Market 2013 Over 1B Total Android Devices! Over 25 B Total apps downloaded! 7
    8. 8. Android Development for Fun and ProfitAndroid Development Success Factors Hardware & Operating System Independent!  Open, free software platform runs on Mac, Windows, Linux  Supports Cloud development & even on Android! (AIDE) Lower Costs:  ANY computer, free development tools and simulator!  Annual developer license(*) Google $25, Amazon $0!  More Java programmers than Objective-C! Multiple Hardware manufacturers compete on price! * Optional 8
    9. 9. Android Development for Fun and Profit Android Architecture Applications Application framework Libraries Android Runtime (Dalvik VM) Linux 2.6 Kernel 9
    10. 10. Android Development for Fun and Profit 10
    11. 11. Android Layers Linux kernel provides drivers for the Android hardware, networking, file system access & inter-process-communication Libraries are mostly written in C or C++ Core Libraries are the core development kit including utility, i.o. etc Dalvik Virtual Machine is an optimized Java VM Application Framework is the API to developers Applications are user facing programs 11
    12. 12. Android Applications• Each application runs in its own process, gets unique identifier & runs its own instance of Dalvik VM  This way the processes are isolated & crash of one application does not bring down the whole system! 12
    13. 13. Android Language Options Compiled  C++, Native ARM  Java, LUA Interpreted  Python, jRuby, BeanShell  Javascript Web Apps  HTML5/CSS 13
    14. 14. Android Language Options (2) Multiplatform  Flash (ActionScript)  Java Cross Mobile Platforms  PhoneGap  Titanium SDK by Appcelerator  Corona SDK 14
    15. 15. Android Development for Fun and Profit Android Java Programming Java SDK Android SDK IDE, Eclipse by default  Android Plugin for EclipseIDE = Integrated Development Environment 15
    16. 16. Android Development for Fun and ProfitNO Programming Options-Web appsgeyser.com, VA company, generates APK from URL appinventor.mit.edu Build an app from logic blocks andromo.com, generates APK from URL, many templates mobile.conduit.com, generates APK from modules android3apps.com, generates APK from modules mobilenationhq.com a new novel approach! 16
    17. 17. Android Development for Fun and ProfitNO Programming Options: Outsource Larger talent pool for Java/Android than IOS! Android developers get paid less than iOS developers. http:techpinions.com/android-v-ios-part-4-developers/9535 www.getacoder.com www.freelancer.com/work/android-developer-rate-pay 17
    18. 18. Android Development for Fun and ProfitApplication Screen PrototypeOnline tools to build theGraphical User Interface (GUI) www.mobjectify.com www.fluidui.com www.droiddraw.org 18
    19. 19. Android Development for Fun and ProfitAndroid Issues - Fragmentation Almost 70% of Android on 2.1 to 2.3 versions! 25 % on Android 4.0.3+ Source: http://developer.android.com/ about/dashboards/index.html 19
    20. 20. Android Development for Fun and ProfitAndroid Issues – Screen Sizes A set of four generalized sizes: small, normal, large, and xlarge A set of four generalized densities: ldpi (low), mdpi (medium), hdpi (high), and xhdpi (extra high) 20
    21. 21. Android Development for Fun and ProfitAndroid Issues – App Quality Quantity <> Quality! 21
    22. 22. Android Development for Fun and ProfitAndroid Issues – Malware Android malware, FUD, and the FBI:  “A badly written FBI warning about Android malware has been taken to be about Androids security, when its really about idiot users”  By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols from ZDNet www.zdnet.com/android-malware-fud-and-the-fbi- 7000005874/ Real issues  Google is finally stopping these real threats  Rooted devices can be vulnerable  3rd party Markets/Stores not checking for malware! 22
    23. 23. Android Development for Fun and ProfitAndroid Issues – Many Companies Too many cooks in Android kitchen!  Google, makers of the OS  Hardware Manufactures  Telephone Companies  “Value Added” Software  Responsible for security updates!  Retailers  App developers! 23
    24. 24. Android Development for Fun and ProfitAndroid Stores Play.Google.com 30% Cut! www.amazon.com/mobile-apps/b?node=2350149011 apps.opera.com www.getjar.com www.appbrain.com Many foreign markets… 24
    25. 25. Android Development for Fun and ProfitAndroid Revenue Models Ads in application Paid apps Freemium Notifications In apps purchases Pay per download 25
    26. 26. Android Development for Fun and ProfitAndroid for Fun and Profit Q& A 26