Android Development Training Program for Beginner (FREE)

Posted by Planet Malaysia on December 6, 2011


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Android Development Training Program for Beginner is a 3-day hands-on guide to designing and building mobile applications using Google’s Android open-source platform. The course explains what Android is, the Android SDK, all essential features, as well as the advanced capabilities and APIs, such as background services and notifications.

This complete hands-on workshop encourages participants to learn by building a real-life working application, which can serve as a basis for their future Android projects. By the end of the course, each participant will have a complete functional Android application incorporating most of the key features of the platform.

Training Program Details:

Date: 13th December 2011 (Tuesday) – 15th December 2011 (Thursday)

Time: 9am – 5pm

Venue: Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Nilai



Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Build their Android applications.
  • Understand how Android applications work, their life cycle, manifest, Intents, and using external resources.
  • Design and develop useful Android applications with compelling user interfaces by using, extending, and creating their own layouts and “Views” and using “Menus”.
  • Take advantage of Android’s APIs for data storage, retrieval, user preferences, files, databases, and content providers.
  • Utilize the power of background services and notifications.
  • Use Android’s communication APIs for internet resources (HTTP).
  • Learn how to use common Web APIs from popular services like Twitter, Flickr,, etc.

Course Outline:

Day 1:


  • The Big Picture
  • Project Structure
  • Inside the Manifest
  • The Development Environment

Creating a Skeleton Application

  • Basic User Interface
    • Using XML-based Layouts
    • Employing Basic Widgets and
    • Working with Containers
  • Advanced UI
    • Using Selection Widgets
    • Getting Fancy with Lists
    • Employing Fancy Widgets and Containers
  • User Action
    • The Input Method Framework
    • Applying Menus
    • Showing Popup Messages

Day 2:


  • Handling Activity Lifecycle Events
  • Creating Intent Filters
  • Launching Activities and Sub-activities


  • Embedding the WebKit Browser
  • Communicating via the Internet
  • Using Popular Web APIs

Day 3:


  • Working with Resources
  • Working with Medias
  • Building a Content Provider

Background Services

  • Creating a Service
  • Alerting Users via Notification

Storing Data

  • Using Preferences
  • Managing and Accessing Local Database
  • Accessing Files



Admission is free however registration is required. As spaces are limited, allocation will be made on a first-come-first-serve basis. If you are interested to participate in this training program, please complete the attached registration form and kindly return to us via email at or fax to 03-2297 5390.

Hope this is really useful for anyone that love Android.



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3 Responses to “Android Development Training Program for Beginner (FREE)”

  1. sulong abu samah on February 14th, 2012 8:32 am

    I would like to join the program, please update me if there a similar program held in future.

    Thank you,

  2. Chuah Lai Meng on February 29th, 2012 10:02 am

    Hi! I missed out on the previous Android Training Programme. Can you tell me when the next one will be held. I can also be reached at 01x3xx7xx0.

    thank you and cheers!

  3. Chee YP on November 8th, 2012 5:51 pm

    Dear Sir / Madam,

    I am interested on Android Development Training Program for Beginner. May I know is there any training will be conducted in Year 2012/2013? Appreciate your reply and contact no.

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