Android Application Development Programming

Android Based Application Development

Expand your mobile app reach through this Android development and programming training course. Android’s open source platform offers compatibility with a wide range of devices, which provide global access to the mobile market. Revolutionize your organization by delivering robust business applications for Android phones and tablets and integrate them with enterprise systems.






5 Days

You Will Learn How To

  • Deliver robust mobile business applications and integrate them with enterprise systems
  • Create intuitive, reliable software using activities, services, and intents
  • Design UIs that work seamlessly with a range of phones and tablets
  • Integrate applications with enterprise web and location-based services

Important Course Information


Java experience at the level of:

Recommended Experience:

  • One year of practical, hands-on experience with Java is recommended
  • Extensive experience with C# is acceptable in the absence of Java


  • This course runs on Windows systems using the Android Emulator
  • The course exercises run under Android 6.0 (MarshMallow), but the majority of the material in the course is appropriate to building applications on earlier Android versions, including 2.3.x (Gingerbread)
  • The course features coverage of how to create applications which exploit the latest operating system features while still working on an older release

Course Outline

  • Establishing the development environment
  • Analyzing components of the architecture

Building mobile applications

  • Creating activities to process user input
  • Implementing views to build the User Interface (UI)
  • Packaging applications for deployment
  • Developing unit tests

Supporting asynchronous behavior

  • Performing background tasks with services
  • Communicating with intents

Selecting visual components

  • Building the layout
  • Connecting a view to an activity
  • Positioning form elements

Working with resource declarations

  • Declaring component definitions and layouts
  • Handling multiple screen resolutions
  • Localizing applications

Communicating with the user

  • Creating and displaying Toast
  • Generating status bar notifications
  • Logging key application events

Interacting with the UI

  • Responding to user input events
  • Launching activities with intents
  • Writing Java event handlers
  • Generating context and option menus

Managing the activity life cycle

  • Integrating with the Android system
  • Persisting data in response to notifications

Selecting storage options

  • Contrasting internal and external storage locations
  • Saving application configuration with SharedPreferences

Manipulating the SQLite database

  • Executing queries to locate information
  • Specifying column selections with projections

Consuming and creating content providers

  • Accessing shared data resources
  • Addressing content providers with URIs

Avoiding Application Not Responding (ANR) errors

  • Unloading the UI thread
  • Designing for asynchronous execution

Building background services

  • Launching IntentServices
  • Declaring services in the manifest

Interacting with server-side applications

  • Synchronizing Android devices with servers
  • Communicating via HTTP clients

Developing clients for web services

  • Connecting to RESTful services
  • Creating and parsing JSON

Incorporating the Action Bar

  • Manipulating objects with drag and drop
  • Supporting orientation and multiple screen resolutions with resources
  • Combining fragments into a multi-pane UI

Leveraging geolocation and mapping capabilities

  • Plotting positions on Google Maps
  • Establishing location through GPS, Cell-ID and WiFi

Fostering Effective Communication

  • Recognizing the value, importance, and benefits
  • Defining key communication principles: two-way process, constant communication, timing and frequency, no single best method, message is in the medium

Implementing Communication Tools and Techniques

  • Comparing and contrasting the different tools
  • Utilizing to support improvement

Defining Purpose, Value, and Challenges

  • Role and impact of OCM
  • OCM activities: sense of urgency, manage stakeholders and sponsors, analyze training needs, dealing with resistance to change, reinforcement to embed the change

Identifying Tools and Techniques to support improvement

  • Sponsor diagram
  • Stakeholder worksheet
  • Stakeholder map
  • RACI matrix

Applying key concepts

  • CSI approach, metrics and measurements
  • Communication and OCM

Exam Preparation

  • Practicing with test questions and mock papers
  • Further review of examination case study
  • Completing the necessary APMG paperwork

How to Attend This Instructor Led Training

Free-Enrollment – No advance payment is required to book your seat for this training. Payment can be made 3 day before the training commences.

In the Classroom


0809 210 2900

Training Schedules

Call 0809 221 4410 to find out the schedule for this course


Standard: Was ₦840,000 Now ₦ 350,000

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What You Will Get

  • Course Ware
  • Daily Lunch
  • Free Course Exam
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