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AD_340_-_Week_1.pdf

Nate Ebel
April 12, 2020
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 AD_340_-_Week_1.pdf

Nate Ebel

April 12, 2020
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  1. ad 340
    week 1
    lecture

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    week 0 review
    Review the syllabus
    Explore the Week 0 module in Canvas
    Locate and complete the Week 0
    discussion assignment

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    Announcements
    Office hours moved to Monday
    To clarify; the $25 Google Developer Account
    fee is 100% optional and won't impact your
    grade

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    week 1

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    Assignments
    Discussion assignment
    App assignment
    // both are in Canvas

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    Discussion Assignment
    What makes a great mobile app?
    What features?
    What price?
    What level of performance?

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    App Assignment
    We will be creating our first Android app
    // Much more detail later

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    introducing
    mobile app development

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    Why learn app development?
    Estimated 3.5 billion smartphones
    Add in tablets, smart watches, IoT devices...

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    Why learn app development?
    Less expensive and more portable
    Smart devices are ubiquitous
    Majority of people in the world have at least one
    smart device

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    Why learn app development?
    Large market opportunity for businesses and
    developers
    30,000+ listings for "mobile developer" on
    LinkedIn
    Many more indie & freelance opportunities

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    Challenge of app development
    Unique interactions (touch, rotation, gestures)
    Many different form factors
    Varying performance
    Limited network connectivity & memory

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    User interactions
    Mobile apps require touch input
    1-finger, 2-finger, multiple fingers
    Gesture detection
    Different size touch devices (finger, stylus, etc)
    Lack of tooltips

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    Varying form factors
    No standard mobile device size
    No standard screen orientation
    No standard mobile device hardware
    Account for screen resolution, screen size,
    presence of keyboard, sensor availability, etc

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    limited resources
    Mobile devices go anywhere
    Makes them accessible & challenging
    Do you have internet? Is it fast?
    How expensive is your data plan?
    How much memory do you have on device?

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    Challenge of app development
    People are impatient
    People become distracted
    Plenty of competition
    Software is challenging

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    people are impatient
    People become distracted
    Check calendar
    Play music
    Order food
    Skim twitter
    etc...

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    people are impatient
    People will uninstall apps if they are not
    responsive
    People will abandon apps if not quickly useful

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    Types of
    mobile development

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    types of mobile development
    Native - iOS or Android
    Cross Platform - React Native, Flutter, etc
    Mobile Web

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    native app development
    Straight from Apple or Google
    Best control over user experience
    Full access to hardware, sensors, etc
    Requires multiple code bases and teams
    Requires specialized skillsets

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    cross platform development
    Shared codebase for iOS & Android
    Leverage skillsets of web or other devs
    Possibly faster for small projects
    Less direct access to hardware, sensors, OS
    User experience may not match user
    expectations

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    mobile web
    Leverage existing web developers and code
    Extremely easy to ship and distribute
    Least access to hardware, sensors, OS
    Widely varying user experience

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    picking a mobile technology
    is a complex decision

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    Why
    Android
    development?

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    why android development?
    Android accounts for 70+% of all mobile
    devices
    As of 2019, over 2.5 billion Android devices

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    why android development?
    Android is much more approachable
    Consumer devices are less expensive
    Much cheaper to become an Android
    developer

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    why android development?
    Android apps can be developed using
    Windows, Mac, Linux, ChromeOS
    Google Developer Account cost is $25 for life
    Android app reviews are very fast

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    Planning Our
    Path forward

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    Where are we heading
    this quarter?

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    Go from 0 to app developers
    Build an app similar to what is often expected
    during interview take home assignments

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    Go from 0 to app developers
    Create our first app
    Add functionality
    Deploy & test
    Upload the the app store (Optional)

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    setting up
    our development
    environment

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    Our Development Environment
    Android Studio (IDE)
    Git (Version Control)
    GitHub (Code Hosting & HW Submission)

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    Android Studio
    Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for
    Android
    Built by Google
    Based on IntelliJ

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    Android Studio Tools
    Android SDK
    Android Emulator
    Platform & Build Tools

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    Installing Android Studio
    https://developer.android.com/studio/install

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    Installing Android Studio
    Demo

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    Creating our
    first android app

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    Creating our first android app
    https://developer.android.com/studio/projects
    /create-project
    Demo

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    adding our project
    to github
    Demo

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    building an
    android apk
    Demo

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