Android Development

imaginaryfleetMobile - Wireless

Jul 19, 2012 (5 years and 11 months ago)


Installation of Mono Droid
• What is Mono for Android
• Mono for Android Installer
• Android SDK
• MonoDevelop for Windows
• MAC Android SDK
Android SDK Tools
• Android Development
• Android Debug Bridge – ADB
• Dalvik Debug Monitor Server –
Android Debugging and Testing
Android Ecosystem
• Debugging Operating System
• Android Debug Bridge
Android Emulator
• Setup an emulator session
• Features available
• Multiple emulator sessions
Android User Interface Design
• User Interface
• Selection and Focus
• Layouts for different screen sizes
• DroidDraw
Android Controls
• User Interface Basics
• XML Layout
• Images
Android Devices and their
• Screen Resolution
• Android Manifest
• Visual Studio Project Properties
Android Applications – Activities
and Lifecycles
• Parts of an Application
• Activity Life Cycle
• Mono for Android Specifics
Mono for Android Menus
• Types of menus
• Creating menus via text
• Creating menus via resources
Tables and Data
• Data Terms and Interchange
• Web Services
• Displaying Data
Android Soft Keyboards and
User Hints
• Input Types
• Hints
Advanced Controls
• Writing a Custom Control
• Drag and drop
• User Input
• Toast Notification
Android User Notification
• Dialogs
• Notifications
• Toast
Address Book, Contacts, and
Content Providers
• Content Providers
• Address Book
• Calendar
• General Guidelines for Queries
Integrating with Device Hardware
• Sensor API
• Vibration
• General pattern
• Turn by turn directions
• Play Video
• Play Audio
Android & Locations
• Location
• Proximity
• GeoCode
• Maps
Android Development 
Using Mono for Android 4
Wallace McClure specializes in building applications that have large numbers of users and large amounts of data, as well as user interface specific
technologies. He is a Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider, and a partner in Scalable Development, Inc. Wally has authored books on iPhone Programming with
Mono/MonoTouch, Android Programming with Mono for Android, application architecture, ADO.NET & SQL Server, and finally AJAX.
Total Learning Time:
8 hours
Media run time is 8+ hours. This course can also be used as quick reference material, with the ability to access just the information you need in
a matter of minutes.
Course Description:
This course will show how to use Mono for Android 4 by starting with how to install Mono for Android 4, introduce the SDK
tools and then debugging of applications. The course then will show how to use the Emulators for items like interface design and controls. Next
are the different types of Android devices and how to support them. Application Activities and lifecycles are covered and then Menus, Tables and
Data. The course will then show the soft keyboards, advanced controls, user notifications and working with the contacts lists. The course will
conclude with working with device hardware for directions, multimedia and Geo location.
Course Outline:
Number of
Run Time
Total Learning
Supports Microsoft
Exam Number
8 Modules
8+ hours
8+ hours
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