Android Seminar: Android Trends with an Android Expert

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Android Seminar: Android Trends with an Android Expert
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Location:
TechNexus (200 S Wacker, 15th floor), Chicago, IL
Time:
From : Friday, 14 September 2012 18:00
Until : Friday, 14 September 2012 20:00
(UTC -06:00) Central Time (US & Canada), Mexico City
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This meetup is intended for those interested in learning the skills required for building Android applications with style. Designed for those who already have Java skills, and are ready to reach the next level in their programming careers.

During this seminar, you will delve into Android SDK and learn about the tools, APIs, and development processes associated with the construction of next generation Android applications

All for free! Learn from instructors/speakers who have created several chart busting apps!

Event Outline:
1. Android vs Desktop Java development. Pros/cons?
a. Resource consumption considerations
b. Process life-cycle
c. User interface and user experience. What matters?
d. Java application process isolation
2. Extended Java framework in Android
a. Java-based API ported to Android
b. Extended API added by Google
3. JNI as a fast execution layer in Android
a. Timing
b. Managed code to JNI switching cost
c. Limitations
4. Official Android Training http://developer.android.com/training/
a. Pro: Comprehensive quick start guide for beginner Android developer
b. Pro: Based off most up-to-date SDK (hence does not cover older versions of Android)
c. Pro: Ready to use demos
d. Con: Not explaining basics
e. Con: Most applicable to experienced Android developers
f. Con: Hard to apply to real-world application/task
5. Industry demands and opportunities for good Java/C/C++ developers
a. Due to lack of Android developers, literally everyone is welcome
b. Small learning curve for experienced Java/C# developers

All of this takes place in one of the hottest tech community spaces in Chicago: Technexus!

Come visit us and mingle with characters you're sure to benefit from!

Presentation begins: Sept 14th at 6:00 PM

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