In this tutorial I will cover pretty much everything there is to know about how to make Android apps. Videos will focus on explaining the major topics in easy to understand ways. I’ll also make a bunch of apps.
Every article can be found below with a description. The videos are structured so that the videos will work on their own, but also as courseware that provides a complete understanding of Android.
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Android Studio Tutorial : We’ll look at how to install it on Windows and Mac OSX. Then well configure everything properly to make sure we handle the potential errors. We set up gitHub and go over how to push to remote repositories. We then look at Gradle, the interface and much more.
How to Make Android Apps : This begins my new Android tutorial series. I cover all the basics so you are ready to go.
How to Make Android Apps 2 : I will cover the following topics : strings.xml, Linear Layouts, Toasts, Event Handling, Excepting User Input, Translation, EditText, Button and a whole bunch of other topics
How to Make Android Apps 3 : I’ll cover Android ListViews, ArrayAdapters, Custom Array Adapters, ListAdapter, LayoutInflator, ImageView, and a great deal about terminology that confuses people.
How to Make Android Apps 4 : I will cover how to make menus and dialog popups. I’ll specifically cover laying out menus in main.xml, DialogFragment, AlertDialog, Action Bars, Option Menus and more
How to Make Android Apps 5 : I cover creating multiple Activity layouts, setting up the manifest file, sending data to an Activity when you open it, retrieving data when an Activity closes and what Intents are
How to Make Android Apps 6 : I show how to set up Android Studio 0.8, show the files you need to install in the SDK Manager, and how to set up a working Android Virtual Device. I’ll also show how to fix the UIDs are inconsistent error.
How to Make Android Apps 7 : I’ll cover relative layouts, grid layouts, array resources, Array Adapters, Spinners, and make an Android unit conversion app
How to Make Android Apps 8 : The goal of this tutorial is to show you how to make an entire app in one video. We’ll cover use case descriptions, activity diagrams, class diagrams, flexible ways to solve our conversion problem, dynamically changing classes and much more
How to Make Android Apps 9 : I will focus on Android Styles and Themes. A style specifies a collection of properties that specify how a widget looks
How to Make Android Apps 10 : I’ll cover the basics of fragments, layout fragments, FragmentManager, FragmentTransaction, committing fragment replacements, LayoutInflator, Configuration and more
How to Make Android Apps 11 : In this video I present the Android multipane Fragment example code many of you have requested. I did my best to create a template you can use in numerous apps. I also did my best to keep the code very short.
We’ll cover creating layouts that contain multiple fragments. We’ll switch between layouts based on screen orientation. We’ll also cover how to use the support libraries and Gradle so that we can use Fragments in older versions of Android
How to Make Android Apps 12 : We’ll cover how to create horizontal and portrait layouts, ListViews, Array Adapters, onSaveInstanceState, ListView events, opening different layouts based on orientation
How to Make Android Apps 13 : This time will cover how to switch to either an Activity if we are in portrait mode, or how to change the hero data dynamically on the screen if we are in horizontal mode
Web Services Video Tutorial : In my web services tutorial I will cover generating JSON and XML. We’ll then walk through examples in which we use REST, SOAP and RPC (Remote Procedure Calls). To finish off everything, I’ll then create a translation web service that can translate into 10 different languages.
How to Make Android Apps 14 : In this tutorial I’ll provide you with an Android Translation App example program. I’ll use the translation web service I built in parts 4, 5 and 6 of my web services video tutorial. I’ll also show how to parse JSON data in an Android app
How to Make Android Apps 15 : In this video I’ll take the Android Translation app I made in part 14 and now get it to parse XML data. I’m also going to add the ability to provide XML from the web service I made in part 5 of my web services tutorial
How to Make Android Apps 16 : In this video I complete the Android Translation app! I provide both an Android Text to Speech Example as well as a Speech to Text example. I also review how to use Spinners.
By the end we will be able to say a phrase, translate it into multiple different languages and then press a button and have those translated phrases speak