A practical guide to Android development. Learn to create Android programs using Java, and create the app of your dreams!
How to install the free software that you'll need to develop for Android.
You'll need an emulator to see your first program running. We'll create one in this tutorial.
Finally, it's time to create a "Hello World" application!
The EditText "View" lets the user enter text. We'll use it in our application to let the user save some notes.
In this tutorial we'll add some code that will get run when the "save" button is clicked.
In spite of the ferocious-sounding names, DDMS and logcat are very easy to work with and will help you double-check what's going on in your application. In this tutorial we'll use DDMS to double-check that our button click handler is working as expected.
There are various options for saving data in Android; search for "android storage options" in Google for more info. We'll be taking a look at some of them in this course, starting with saving files to internal storage in this tutorial.
Now that we've written a file to internal storage, in this tutorial we'll move on to reading it.
The first seven videos are free and cover everything you need to know in detail to get a servlet up and running on the Internet. You could also use something like PHP or Ruby to get a server program up and running.
After working as a software developer and contractor for over 14 years for a whole bunch of companies including CSC, Proquest, SPSS and AT&T in the UK and Netherlands, I decided to work full-time as a private software trainer. I now live in the beautiful city of Budapest, Hungary, from where I run the website Cave of Programming.