Android - Create A BlogReader App with Android and WordPress
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Android - Create A BlogReader App with Android and WordPress

All the things from the basics that you need to develop an app that can fetch the data from a WordPress Blog.
3.5 (2 ratings)
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317 students enrolled
Created by Rohit Sharma
Last updated 4/2015
English
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What Will I Learn?
  • Parsing the JSON Data
  • Setting up WordPress to show JSON feed
  • Creating the app using the Android Studio
  • Using the Hashmap and List Layout
  • Handle the errors
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Requirements
  • Download JDK from its official site
  • Download Android Studio from its official site
Description

After getting a good response on this course, I am changing the price to 10$ original was 30$ for a limited time only.

Hello, In this course we are going to learn a new thing in Android Development. We will create an app using the Android Studio, which is now the official IDE of Android. In this app, we will use a feed from a WordPress blog that will show its recent post and they will be sent to the app. A user will have the option to choose any post he wants to read and he can share it as well.

There are no special materials, you are going to need for this course. You will only going to need the Android Studio, Java Development Kit (JDK), Android SDK (comes with Android Studio), and Genymotion emulator. All the things are free and can be downloaded easily from their official site. I will teach you how to setup the Android Studio, how to set up the WordPress to show the JSON feed and after that how to setup the Genymotion Emulator to work with Android Studio.

This course is not that big and I have also omitted the materials which are not necessary. You can easily complete this course in a week and if you got any doubt then I will be there to solve it as well.

You do not need to have a working knowledge of Android for this course. Anyone who is willing to increase their knowledge about Android programming can this course. Making an app like this will be fun and you will also learn some very interesting things out of this course as well.

You will learn to parse the JSON data, how to handle the errors, how to make alert dialog box, how to use intent and how to use the Webview and process bar. It will going to be a great journey, so click the button and start the course !!

Who is the target audience?
  • This Android course is open for all. You should have a hunger for learning and getting your hands on the Android. If you know some basic programming in Android that it must be good.
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Curriculum For This Course
21 Lectures
02:22:32
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Setting Up Our Tools
4 Lectures 16:18

In this video we will setup the Android Studio and the Android SDK.

Preview 05:52

In this tutorial, we will setup our WordPress blog to show JSON feed.

Preview 04:32

In this, we will download and install the Genymotion emulator. After that, we will integrate it into the Android Studio so that it can work.

Setup The Genymotion Emulator to work with Android Studio
05:45
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Starting the App
2 Lectures 05:56

In this video, we will extend the List view and will start the app.

Extending the ListActivity and adding the ListView
02:38

Here, we will test our app by putting some dummy data into the app.

Adding Some Data in the listview
03:18
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Fetching Data from the internet
6 Lectures 43:45

Here, we will write the Try and Catch block and will put our code in it.

Using Try and catch block in our app
04:41

Here we will request the data from the Web using the http Request and will learn how to work with that.

Sending a request to get the data
03:50

In this video, you will learn to use the Async task and executing the doinbackground method.

Creating the Async Class and putting the data there
07:42

Here, we will add a simple method which will check for the network and will display a Toast Notification.

Showing Toast Notification When There is no Network
07:28

Here we will get the data or the perfect response code from the server.

Getting Data with Http Request
10:17

In this video, we will parse the data and will log the value we want.

Parsing the data
09:47
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Adding the data into the list
9 Lectures 01:16:22

We will add an another method in the Async task and will complete it.

Completing the Async Task
07:03

We will fill our string array with the blog post titles.

Completing the String Array and using the Adapter
09:14

Here we will write some code to show alert dialogue when there is some errors.

Handling the Errors
07:59

Here we will clean up our presentation and will add some more thing into them.

Let's clean the output
07:35

In this video, we will add the Author's name into the list.

Adding the author's name in the list
10:30

In this video, we will use the browser to open the blog Post.

Using Intent to display blogpost in the browser
07:53

In this video, we will use the Webview to open the webpage inside the app, instead of using the browser.

Using Webview to open the BlogPost inside the app
06:04

In this video, we will add a button in the action bar using which a user can share the url he is viewing.

Using Intent to Share the URL
14:37

In this, we will add a simple icon to our app so make it look more better.

Adding an Icon to our app
05:27
About the Instructor
Rohit Sharma
3.5 Average rating
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317 Students
1 Course
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I love coding and making new things. I love to make new apps and websites. I knew many programming languages and I am learning more day by day. I have an experience of more than 1 year in Android Programming, PHP and MySql. Teaching is my hobby and learning new things is my passion