Great Lakes Software Symposium

November 8 - 10, 2013

Advanced Android Development

Friday - Nov 8 3:15 PM - Marlborough

James Harmon

James Harmon

Android Trainer and Consultant

Mobile devices are fast becoming one of the preferred platforms for enterprise development and Android is the fastest selling mobile device. Prepare yourself for developing powerful business apps on Android by attending this presentation. We'll explore many of the most useful features of the Android architecture. You'll learn how to use databases, AsynTask processes and specialized views like ListView. You'll be ready to start building the new generation of mobile applications.

This presentation is intended for someone who has already built an Android app and has been introduced to the development environment. We will cover some additional topics that are important for development more sophisticated apps.

The following topics are included in this presentation:

  • Storing and Retrieving Data
  • SQLite Database
  • Asynchronous Tasks
  • ListViews and Adapters

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About James Harmon

James is an experienced Java developer and has spent a majority of his career building large-scale online applications at Accenture and at several Web-centric consulting firms. He now specializes in training Android developers to be more productive by using the latest frameworks and techniques.

Jim has provided training and consulting for Fortune 500 companies and large private and governmental organizations including Motorola and the Blue Cross. He lectures extensively throughout the United States and Canada.

Jim is also the author of “Dojo: Using the Dojo JavaScript Library to Build Ajax Applications”.