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Android Apps Development: UMAK Android Workshop

Jomar Tigcal
February 18, 2016

Android Apps Development: UMAK Android Workshop

Slides I used in my walk at University of Makati (UMAK)

Jomar Tigcal

February 18, 2016

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  1. Jomar Tigcal GDG Philippines Community Manager Android Developer, Trainer, and

    Consultant Have personal Android apps on Google Play Store http://jomar.tigcal.com [email protected] +JomarTigcal @jomartigcal
  2. Google Developer Group (GDG) Philippines is a group of enthusiastic

    Filipino developers interested to collaborate and learn more about new technologies. http://www.gdgph.org
  3. Women Techmakers Manila 2016 Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, De La Salle

    University Manila March 19, 2016 http://womentechmakers.gdgph.org
  4. Android is Everywhere • Phones • Tablets • Smartwatches (Android

    Wear) • Televisions (Android TV) • Cars (Android Auto) • even Google Glass • and other devices (Brillo and Weave)
  5. How to be an Android Developer Go to Settings >>

    About and Tap the Build Number seven times. Image Source: http://www.greenbot.com/article/2457986/how-to-enable-developer-options-on-your-android-phone-or-tablet.html
  6. Powerful development framework • SDK provided by Google • Android

    Developer Tools • Android Emulator for testing • Free to download and use • Great documentation
  7. Android Studio Android Studio IDE Android SDK tools Android 6.0

    (Marshmallow) Platform Android 6.0 emulator system image with Google APIs
  8. System Requirements • JDK (Java Development Kit) 6+ • 2

    GB RAM minimum, 4 GB RAM recommended • 400 MB hard disk space • At least 1 GB for Android SDK, emulator system images, and caches
  9. Getting Started • Download Android Studio at http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html • Open

    the SDK Manager • Download the SDK packages • Create Android Virtual Devices (AVDs)
  10. Setup Android Studio (Mac OS X) • Launch the .dmg

    file and drag and drop Android Studio into the Applications folder. Open Android Studio and follow the setup wizard to install any necessary SDK tools. • To access the Android SDK tools from the command line, navigate to /Users/Library/Android/sdk/
  11. Setup Android Studio (Windows) • Launch the .exe file and

    follow the setup wizard to install Android Studio and any necessary SDK tools. • To access the Android SDK tools from the command line, navigate to the location where they are installed, e.g. \Users\\sdk\
  12. Setup Android Studio (Linux) • Unpack the downloaded Android Studio

    ZIP file into your preferred location. • To launch Android Studio, navigate to the android-studio/bin/ directory in a terminal and execute studio.sh. • Follow the setup wizard to install the SDK and any necessary SDK tools.
  13. Publishing Your Apps • Google Play Developer Console: https://play.google.com/apps/publish/ •

    $25 one-time registration fee • Resource: http://developer.android. com/distribute/googleplay/publish/index.html
  14. Udacity-Google Android Courses • Android Development for Beginners: http://udacity.com/course/ud837 •

    Developing Android Apps: http://udacity.com/course/ud853 • … and more at https://www.udacity.com/google
  15. Communities • Android Development Google+ Community: https://plus.google. com/communities/105153134372062985968 • GDG

    Philippines: http://gdgph.org • Philippine Android Developers Group: https://www.facebook. com/groups/padc.you/
  16. Opportunities • Admob Student App Challenge: https://www.google. com/admob/challenge.html • Android

    Masters 2016 (coming soon!): http://androidmasters.gdgph.org • GDG HackFair Philippines 2016 (coming soon!): http://hackfair.gdgph.org