This Home and Learn computer course is an introduction to Android programming for beginners. Read the first section below to see what you need to download to make a start.
Android uses Java as its programming language. Although you do need some Java skills, you don’t need to be an expert, by any means. In fact, for the first few sections, you won’t need much in the way of programming skills at all. Give it a try and see how you get on!
|Section One – Getting Started with Android|
|1. What you need to download||3. A First Android Project|
|Section Two – Android Layouts|
|1. Android Layouts Introduction||4. Linear Layouts|
|Section Three – Android Activities|
|1. Android Activity Introduction||5. The Android Manifest File|
|1. Android Button Styles
|6. The Checkbox Code|
|1. Android Simple Lists||3. Items in the List|
|1. Custom Adapter Project – Intro||5. Using the CustomAdapter Class|
|1. Alternative Layouts – Portrait||3. Designing the Landscape View|