Android Syllabus

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Android Syllabus

Chapter 1: JAVA Concepts
o OOPs Concepts
o Inheritance in detail
o Exception handling
o Packages & interfaces
o JVM & .jar file extension
o Multi threading (Thread class & Runnable Interface)
Chapter 2: SQL
o DML & DDL Queries in brief
Chapter 3: Introduction to Android
o What is Android?
o Setting up development environment
o Dalvik Virtual Machine & .apk file extension
o Fundamentals:
a. Basic Building blocks - Activities,Services,Broadcast Receivers & Content providers
b. UI Components - Views & notifications
c. Components for communication -Intents & Intent Filters
o Android API levels (versions & version names)
Chapter 4: Application Structure (in detail)
o AndroidManifest.xml
o uses-permission & uses-sdk
o Resources & R.java
o Assets
o Layouts & Drawable Resources
o Activities and Activity lifecycle
o First sample Application
Chapter 5: Emulator-Android Virtual Device
o Launching emulator
o Editing emulator settings
o Emulator shortcuts
o Logcat usage
o Introduction to DDMS
o Second App:- (switching between activities)
­ Develop an app for demonstrating the communication between Intents
Chapter 6: Basic UI design
o Form widgets
o Text Fields
o Layouts
o [dip, dp, sip, sp] versus px
o Examples
Chapter 7: Preferences
o SharedPreferences
o Preferences from xml
o Examples
Chapter 8: Menu
o Option menu
o Context menu
o Sub menu
o menu from xml
o menu via code
o Examples
Chapter 9: Intents (in detail)
o Explicit Intents
o Implicit intents
o Examples
Chapter 10: UI design
o Time and Date
o Images and media
o Composite
o AlertDialogs & Toast
o Popup
o Examples
Chapter 11: Tabs and Tab Activity
o Examples
Chapter 12: Styles & Themes
o styles.xml
o drawable resources for shapes, gradients (selectors)
o style attribute in layout file
o Applying themes via code and manifest file
o Examples
Chapter 13: Content Providers
o SQLite Programming
o SQLiteOpenHelper
o SQLiteDatabse
o Cursor
o Reading and updating Contacts
o Reading bookmarks
o Example :
­ Develop an App to demonstrate database usage. CRUD operations must be implemented. Final details should be viewed in GridView as well as in ListView.
Chapter 14: Android Debug Bridge (adb) tool
Chapter 15: Linkify
o Web URLs, Email address, text, map address, phone numbers
o MatchFilter & TransformFilter
o Examples
Chapter 16: Adapters and Widgtes
o Adapters:-
a. ArrayAdapters
b. BaseAdapters
o ListView and ListActivity
o Custom listview
o GridView using adapters
o Gallery using adapters
o Examples
Chapter 17: Notifications
o Broadcast Receivers
o Services and notifications
o Toast
o Alarms
o Examples
Chapter 18: Custom components
o Custom Tabs
o Custom animated popup panels
o Other components
o Examples
Chapter 19: Threads
o Threads running on UI thread (runOnUiThread)
o Worker thread
o Handlers & Runnable
o AsynTask (in detail)
o Examples
Chapter 20: Advanced
o Live Folders
o Using sdcards
o XML Parsing
o JSON Parsing
o Maps, GPS, Location based Services
o Accessing Phone services (Call, SMS, MMS)
o Network connectivity services
o Sensors