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Android Application Development Course

4 Day Instructor Led Course - 28 Contact Hours



Upcoming Schedules for Android Programming :view all Java schedules
Dubai 07/Oct/2018 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sunday to Thursday Enquire Now


Center Benefits :

• Corporate Venue: Onsite or at SitesPower

• UAE Ministry of Education Accredited Institute

• International Curriculum

• Certified Instructors

• Computer Labs: 1 PC for each student

• Certificate of Achievement (Ministry Attestation fees apply)

• Exams: Prometric & VUE exams available (fees excluded)


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• Free Course Repeat

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Course Overview

This is a four-day course that provides the required knowledge and skills to design and build a complete Androidâ„¢ application. It delivers an extensive training on the main Android API components and its interactions. This course is mapped to AND-401 exam.

Target Audience

New and experienced application developers who wish to expand their toolset and specialize in developing their own Android Apps for business, education, or personal use. Developers seeking a career as an mobile applications developer. People new to mobile Apps development or those who started building an app and need help putting all the pieces together



For a best learning experience and a quick start with this course, a trainee is required to have adequate knowledge of the content of “Java Fundamentals for Android Developmentâ€‌ course. Previous knowledge and experience of any programming language is considered sufficient..

Delivery Method

Instructor-led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.


At Course Completion , a student will be able to:
Design and build a complete Android application.
Debug and maintain Android applications using different tools and plugins.
Thoroughly understand the life-cycle of an Android application and its main components.
Use external resources, manifest files, intents and adapters
Understand and use all Android persistent storage techniques: Preferences, files, databases, and content providers.
Use Android’s background processing techniques.


This course is mapped to AND-401 exam. The student must attend a two days training "Java Fundamentals for Android Development" before with this course to be qualified for exam no. AND-401.

Course Outline


Lesson 1: Hello Android Framework

Creating an Android Project
Within Eclipse
From Command line
Running Your Application
Running you project on the emulator
Components of an Android application
Application Life-cycle
Modifying created project
Change activity’s name

Lesson 2: Android SDK Tools and Activity Class

Android Software Layers
Linux kernel
C/C++ Libraries
Android Runtime
Application Framework
Application layer
Android Libraries
The Android Manifest File
Structure of the Manifest File
Android SDK Tools
Activity life-cycle through Java
Create an Activity
Methods to remember

Lesson 3: ListActivity and ListView

Using Views
Adding a View to your application
List Views and List Activity
Using a ListActivity
Adding ListView
Add Event to List Items
Methods to remember

Lesson 4: Intents and Intent filters

Explicit Intents
Implicit Intents
Native Android Actions
Data Transfer
Intent to Call Activities
Direct calls
Sub-activities: Calling Activities for Results
Register an IntentFilter
Methods to remember

Lesson 5: Custom Views

Different Uses of Customized Views
Modify Existing Views
Step by Step
What is in onDraw()
The full picture

Lesson 6: Dialogs and Toasts

Dialog sub-classes
Creating dialogs with user-defined layout
Activities with Dialog Theme
Methods to remember

Lesson 7: More UI - Options Menu, Context Menu, and WebView

Building a menu from Java code
Building a menu from a resource file
Handle Select Events
Context Menus
Handling Context Menu Selection
Additional Menu Item options
Checkboxes and Radio Buttons
Shortcut Keys
Condensed Titles
Menu Item Click Listener
Methods to remember
Practical Exercise

Lesson 8: Android Storage: Network, File I/O, and SharedPreferences

Android Storage Options
Shared Preferences
Internal Storage
SQLite Databases
Network Connection
Connecting to the internet
File I/O
Including files as resources
Shared Preferences
Retrieving Shared Preferences
Save activity state

Lesson 9: Android Storage: SQLite and Content Providers

SQLite in your application
SQLite library
Databases in Android
Native Android Content Providers
Methods to remember

Lesson 10: Android Notifications

Creating a notification
Notification actions
Example: NotificationManager