Chicago Android training using geo-location, xml, database
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)
A very popular feature of mobile applications is to provide location
aware display of items on a map. This presentation will demonstrate
how to develop that important use case by using the familiar example
of garage sales. Local garage sale information will be retrieved from
a server and displayed on the phone using the Android Google Maps API.
* Making HTTP requests to remote server
* Processing XML
* Updating a database
* Displaying items in a list using ListView and a custom Adapter
* Displaying items on a map using the Google Maps API
* Allowing the user to interact with items on a map
James Harmon is a consultant and trainer specializing in Android
development. He has a background in Java and related open source
frameworks including Spring, Hibernate and JSF. Jim has also written
formerly a Manager with Accenture and now runs his own Training
company: Object Training Group, Inc. He can be reached at
mobile platform think-tank and development team organized by Uki D. Lucas
Group of entrepreneurs and developers specializing in creating Android (as well as tablet, iPhone, Blackberry) applications.
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