Android Apps Development


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Android Apps Development

  1. 1. Android Apps Development Jomar TigcalDe la Salle University Dasmarinas January 15, 2013
  2. 2. Who am I?Jomar Tigcal ● Mobile Apps Developer/Software Engineer at Stratpoint Technologies, Inc. ● Community Manager of GDG Philippines +Jomar Tigcal @jomartigcal
  3. 3. Why Mobile?● 9 of 10 phones sold are smartphones, tablet shipments grew 4x in 2011● 89% of people use their mobile devices to access the web every day in Spain, 93% in the UK, 90% in France and 85% in Germany Image Source:
  4. 4. Why Mobile?By 2013, more people will access the webthrough a mobile device than through acomputer Image Source:
  5. 5. What is Android?● Linux-based mobile operating system● Worlds most popular mobile platform● Open-source● Built-in Google apps
  6. 6. What is Android?● Global hardware, software and carrier partners Image Source:
  7. 7. What is Android?Android now has 72.4% of the SmartphoneMarket(Gartner Worldwide Mobile Device Sales to EndUsers by Operating System in 3Q12)
  8. 8. Android is growing● 25 billion app downloads● 675,000 apps and games● 1.3 million devices are activated worldwide daily Image Source:
  9. 9. Why Android App Development?● Free● Open-source● Lots of resources● Apps for smartphones, tablets, TVs, etc● Powerful development framework ○ SDK provided by Google ○ Android Emulator● Fun and profit● Marketplace for distributing apps
  10. 10. Powerful development framework● SDK provided by Google● Android Developer Tools● Android Emulator for testing● Free to download and use● Great documentation
  11. 11. How do I develop apps? Image Sources: and oracle_issues_patch_for_latest_java_security_flaw
  12. 12. What if I only know C#? Image Source:
  13. 13. What if I only know PHP? Image Source:
  14. 14. What if I dont know Java, C# orPHP? Image Source:
  15. 15. How about Game Engines?Unity 3D Image Source:
  16. 16. How do I start?1. Download the Android SDK (http: // html)2. Download the latest SDK tools and platforms using the SDK Manager. (http://developer. html)3. Install ADT plugin for Eclipse (http: // com/sdk/installing/installing-adt.html)
  17. 17. How do I start? Image Source:
  18. 18. Development Resources● Android Developers Guide html● Android Training: html● Android Design Guidelines: http://developer.
  19. 19. Other Resources●●● http://stackoverflow. com/questions/tagged/android●●
  20. 20. How can I be updated?● GDG Philippines:● MoMoManila (Mobile Monday Manila): http: //● Philippine Android Community: https://www.
  21. 21. Questions? Image Source:
  22. 22. Android Apps Development Jomar TigcalDe la Salle University Dasmarinas January 15, 2013